Medicinal Products

DINACODE ADULTS

Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Pneumology
Active ingredients: Associated codeine
laboratory: Tradiphar

Syrup
bottle of 180 ml
All forms

Indication

Symptomatic treatment of uncompromising coughs.
Note : The combination of an antitussive and an expectorant is not justified.

Dosage DINACODE ADULT syrup bottle 180 ml

Symptomatic treatment of uncompromising coughs.
Note : The combination of an antitussive and an expectorant is not justified.

Against indications

CONTRAINDICATED:
This medicine is contraindicated in case of:
- allergy to one of the constituents,
- respiratory failure,
- cough of the asthmatic,
- breastfeeding: codeine passes into breast milk; a few cases of hypotonia and respiratory pauses have been reported in infants after mothers have taken supratherapeutic doses of codeine. In case of breast-feeding, taking this medicine is contraindicated.
NOT RECOMMENDED :
This drug is generally not recommended in combination with alcohol.

ANSM alert of 12/05/2015:


The CMDH also endorsed the PRAC recommendation to contraindicate codeine in patients known to be ultra-fast metabolisers of CYP2D6 substrates. In addition, the CMDH recommends extending the contraindication during breastfeeding to all adult codeine-containing specialties, regardless of indication.

Pending the modification of the marketing authorizations concerned, the ANSM recommends taking into account these restrictions of use right now.

Adverse effects Dinacode Adult

RELATED TO CODEINE :
- At therapeutic doses, the adverse effects of codeine are comparable to those of other opiates, but they are more rare and moderate.
. Possibility of constipation, drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting.
. Rarely : bronchospasm, allergic skin reactions, respiratory depression (see contraindications).
- At supratherapeutic doses: there is a risk of dependence and abrupt cessation withdrawal syndrome, which can be observed in the user and in the newborn of mothers poisoned with codeine.
RELATED TO SERPOLET DYE :
Possibility of agitation and confusion in the elderly, in case of non-compliance with the recommended doses.

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