How to use Codeine 300/30mg?
(Codeine 300/30mg) The dosage of this medicine will depend upon your medical condition and response to treatment. People should take this medicine as prescribed by their doctor. Take this drug with or without food. You can also take codeine with food if it upsets your stomach. This medicine is usually taken every 4 to 6 hours as required. The usual adult dosage for pain is 15 mg to 60 mg up to every four hours as needed.
People can take this dose up to 4 times a day. The maximum dosage should not exceed 360 mg in 24 hours. Codeine is an opioid that can slow or stop your breathing. Never increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed because your risk of side effects may increase. If you have taken this medicine for several weeks or longer, do not stop taking the medication without talking to your doctor.
The dosage of this medicine should be decreased gradually by your doctor. Do not stop taking this drug suddenly. You may experience withdrawal symptoms. The withdrawal symptoms include restlessness, irritability, anxiety, nausea, loss of appetite, difficulty falling asleep, stomach cramps, diarrhea, watering eyes, etc. Taking too much codeine may lead to an overdose.