Brand name: Codeine Phosphate Linctus (Biotech) TM
Active ingredients: codeine
What it is used for
ARTG indications as of 23 September 2021; Relief of unproductive, dry and intractable coughs associated with colds and flu,[Previously: This product accepted for registration/listing as 'currently supplied' at the time of commencement of the Act. Indications held in ARTG paper records. (Old code)]
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear syrupy liquid
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
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