CODEINE PHOSPHATE: 10mg
CODOPAR is used in the treatment of fever and relief of mild to moderate pain.
CODOPAR inhibits prostaglandins in CNS but lacks anti-inflammatory effects in periphery; reduces fever through direct action on hypothalamic heat-regulating center.
- Relief of mild-to-moderate pain
- Treatment of fever
- Relief of pain and fever after vaccination.
- Standard considerations.
- ADULTS: PO 325 to 650 mg prn q 4 to 6 hr or 1 g 3 to 4 times/day. Do not exceed 4 g/day.
- CHILDREN: PO 10 to 15 mg/kg dose prn q 4 to 6 hr; do not exceed 5 doses/24 hr.