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Brand name: Codeine Phosphate (Phebra) TM

Active ingredients: codeine

What it is used for

INDICATIONS AS AT 31 October 2003: Codeine Phosphate Injection USP is indicated as an analgesic for the relief of mild to moderate pain.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Intramuscular
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Clear colourless solution

Food interactions

For the active ingredient codeine

  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Take with food, food reduces irritation.
  • To avoid constipation: increase your daily intake of fiber (beans, whole grains, vegetables).

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor.It is Schedule 8 : Controlled Drug.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient codeine

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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