Active ingredients: codeine
What it is used for
Relief of unproductive, dry and intractable coughs associated with colds and flu.
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: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A clear, almost colourless syrup. Almost odourless. Free from visible contamination.
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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf)