Is Cheratussin the same as codeine?
Robitussin AC (guaifenesin / codeine) is a combination of two medications: guaifenesin and codeine. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that thins and loosens the mucus in your lungs, making it easier to cough it up. Codeine is an opioid medication that works in your brain to lessen your urge to cough.
What is Cheratussin prescribed for?
This combination medication is used to temporarily treat coughing and chest congestion symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, or other breathing illnesses (such as sinusitis, bronchitis). Guaifenesin is an expectorant that helps thin and loosen mucus in the lungs, making it easier to cough up the mucus.
How much codeine does Cheratussin have?
One teaspoon (5 ml) of liquid contains 10 mg of codeine phosphate and 100 mg or 300 mg of guaifenesin.
Can I take Cheratussin with Tylenol?
No interactions were found between Cheratussin AC and Tylenol. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
How much cough syrup with codeine can an adult take?
Adults and children 12 years of age and older—5 milliliters (mL) (1 teaspoonful) every 4 to 6 hours. Do not take more than 30 mL in 24 hours.
Is Zofran the same as promethazine?
Brand names for ondansetron include Zofran, Zofran ODT, and Zuplenz. Brand names for promethazine include Phenergan, Phenadoz, and Promethegan. Ondansetron and promethazine belong to different drug classes. Ondansetron is an anti-nausea medication and promethazine is a phenothiazine.
What are the ingredients in Cheratussin?
PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL
|Active Ingredient/Active Moiety|
|Ingredient Name||Basis of Strength||Strength|
|CODEINE PHOSPHATE (UNII: GSL05Y1MN6) (CODEINE – UNII:Q830PW7520)||CODEINE PHOSPHATE||10 mg in 5 mL|
|GUAIFENESIN (UNII: 495W7451VQ) (GUAIFENESIN – UNII:495W7451VQ)||GUAIFENESIN||100 mg in 5 mL|