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Generic Name
Codeine Phosphate
Trade Name
Tricodein solco
Manufacturer
Solco
Risk Category
C
  • Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus.
  • No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women.
  • Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • narcotic analgesic antitussive.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • No well controlled human data but suggested possible association with respiratory, genitourinary malformations, Down's syndrome, umbilical and inguinal hernias, pyloric stenosis and hyrdrocephaly.
  • Use of opiates in general including codeine is suggested to be associated with congenital malformations including cleft lip and palate, heart, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal anomalies and inguinal hernia.
  • High doses at term can cause neonatal withdrawal and respiratory depression.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk in insignificant amounts.
  • Compatible with breast feeding.
  • Other Trade Names
     
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