CODEINE WITH IODINATED GLYCEROL-ORAL (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Drowsiness, nausea, stomach upset, vomiting, dizziness, headache or constipation may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. If these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: rash, itching, severe stomach pain, sore mouth or throat, muscle aches, fever, vomiting, unusual bleeding or bruising, metallic taste in the mouth. Because this medication may cause dizziness or drowsiness, use caution performing tasks requiring alertness and avoid consuming alcohol which can aggravate this effect. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: heart disease, kidney or liver disease, lung disease, asthma, thyroid disorder, history of drug dependency, any allergies. This drug should not be used during pregnancy. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately. This medication should not be used while breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including: sleeping pills, sedatives, tranquilizers, muscle relaxants, medication for depression or seizures, narcotic pain medication, cimetidine. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include slowed breathing, drowsiness, deep sleep or loss of consciousness, cold and clammy skin, dry mouth, and slow pulse.
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