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Can I take Linctus codeine? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Feb-2014
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User:hello.. is it Dr
User:just for got to tel u one thing
User:my mom had a history of tyroid
User:hope thats got nothing to do with this
Doctor:it has got nothing to do with this
User:n this drug Linctus codeine
User:can be taken in any case
User:no prob na
Doctor:take only around 10ml at night
Doctor:not more
Doctor:it can cause drowsiness
Doctor:and increased heart rate if taken more
Doctor:so be cautious
User:not throughout the day???
User:small dose??
User:maybe 5 ml
User:or any other drug???
User:because she is continiuosly coughing
Doctor:10ml at night should be sufficient
Doctor:please confirm with her doctor before starting any drug
User:okk thanks a lot
Doctor:as it is prescription medicine
User:yes sure
User:thank you
Doctor:We need to make sure that the patient is medically fit to take the medicine
User:hmm done
User:byee !!
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