Codeine Linctus is a cough syrup that helps to ease dry, tickly coughs. It reduces the urge to cough, leaving you feeling free from irritation caused by a persistent cough. Ideal for those suffering from a dry cough and looking for an effective solution. Codeine Linctus is also available in a sugar-free syrup.
Codeine Linctus contains 15mg of the active ingredient codeine phosphate in each dose. Codeine is a painkiller which can also be used to ease dry, tickly coughs by soothing your throat. It works by changing the way your body responds to irritation or itching, reducing the urge to cough and stopping the cough at its source. Stopping the cough gives your throat the time to repair itself, helping you to lose that cough more quickly.
Do not take this product while you are breastfeeding, as the codeine in this product can pass to your baby in your breast milk. You should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking codeine linctus or any other medication while you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This will help you to be sure that your medicine is safe for you and your baby.
Codeine linctus can make you feel drowsy or sleepy after you’ve taken it. You should not attempt to drive or use machinery or tools until you are sure that you are not affected in this way. You should not drink alcohol while taking codeine linctus, as it can make you feel drowsier or sleepier than you would otherwise.
You do not need a prescription for this product, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist 4 U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that this product is the best choice for you.