Codeine Linctus should not be taken at the same time as some other medicines, as they may interact. These include:
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs), which are antidepressants, e.g. Isocarboxazid (Marplan), Phenelzine (Nardil), Selegiline (Emsam)
CNS depressants, e.g. chlorpromazine, diazepam (Valium)
Anticholinergics, e.g. oxybutynin
Neuromuscular blocking agents, e.g. atracurium
Hypnotics and sedatives, e.g. sleeping pills
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you are taking any other medication, so you can be sure that they are safe to take together.
The active ingredient is: Codeine Phosphate, 15 mg in each 5 ml The other ingredients are: sodium benzoate (E211), citric acid monohydrate, saccharin sodium (E954), sunset yellow (E110), sorbitol solution (E420), orange flavour, carboxymethylcellulose, propylene glycol and purified water