terpin hydrate/codeine


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USES: Terpin hydrate helps to loosen mucus. Codeine suppresses a cough. This combination medication is used to control a cough associated with a cold or other respiratory illnesses.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth as prescribed. Be sure to follow instructions closely. Do not increase your dose or take this more often than directed. Long term or excessive use of this medication may lead to dependency. This medication is best taken with a full glass of water after a meal or snack.

SIDE EFFECTS: Drowsiness, dizziness, loss of appetite, nausea or stomach upset may occur. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. To avoid dizziness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly. Notify your doctor if you develop: a slow pulse, mental confusion, mood changes, skin rash, breathing trouble. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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