pholcodine


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phol·co·dine

(fol'kō-dēn),
A narcotic with little or no analgesic or euphorigenic activity, used mainly as an antitussive.

pholcodine

An opioid drug used mainly for cough suppression. Brand names are Galenphol and Pavacol-D.
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The list in the annexures of the guidelines includes sedatives that are found in popular cough syrups available in the Indian subcontinent such as codeine, pseudoephiderine and pholcodine among others, according to guidelines circular issued by the Ministry of Health and Prevention.
would benefit from a cough suppressant containing dextromethorphan or pholcodine. A cough that feels as if there is mucus that needs shifting is best treated with an expectorant.
Investigations revealed that Emily had alcohol, pholcodine, which was identified as a cough medicine, and traces of cocaine in her system.
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He asked how many times had the Welsh NHS prescribed Bonjela, paracetamol, athlete's Foot powder, cold-sore cream Zovirax and cough suppressant Pholcodine over a five-year period.
The steroids commonly used by quacks are Prednisolone tablet, Decadran injection/tablet, Dexamethasone tablet, Divalproex tablet and Pholcodine tablets and syrup.
Class B Amphetamines, cannabis, methylphenidate (ritalin), pholcodine (in medicine form used as a cough suppressant).
The alert concerns 12 active ingredients: brompheniramine, chlorphenamine, dextromethorphan, diphenhydramine, ephedrine, guaifenesin, ipecacuanha, phenylephrine, pholcodine, pseudoephedrine, oxymetazoline, and xylometazoline.
Instead of buying a branded product such as Hill's Balsam Dry Cough Liquid, pounds 2.85 for 100ml, you could go for the generic version called pholcodine cough mixture, which will set you back around 92p for the same amount.