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
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is Schedule 8: Controlled Drug.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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.