CapCof Codeine Phosphate, Phenylephrine Hydrochloride, Chlorpheniramine Maleate

Get an overview of CAPCOF (codeine phosphate, phenylephrine hydrochloride, chlorpheniramine maleate liquid), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in CapCof can be sold under different names.

Refer to the “Also Known As” section to reference different products that include the same medication as CapCof.

Drug Basics

Brand Name: CapCof

Generic Name: CODEINE PHOSPHATE, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE, CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: LIQUID

Data Current As Of: 2020-03-16

drug facts

Active ingredients

(in each 5 mL teaspoonful)

Chlorpheniramine Maleate 2 mg

Codeine Phosphate* 10 mg

*(WARNING:  May be habit forming)

Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 5 mg

purpose

Antihistamine

Antitussive

Nasal Decongestant

uses

Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever (allergic rhinitis) or other upper respiratory allergies:

  • runny nose
  • sneezing
  • itching of the nose or throat
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
  • nasal congestion
  • reduces swelling of nasal passages

warnings

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

do not use this product

  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug.  If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking sedatives or tranquilizers.

when using this product

  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • may cause marked drowsiness
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase the drowsiness effect
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • may cause or aggravate constipation

stop use & ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • cough or nasal congestion persists for more than 1week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.  A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition.
  • new symptoms occur

if pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

other information

Store at 59° - 86°F (15° - 30°C)

inactive ingredients

Citric Acid, Cotton Candy Flavor, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Saccharin, Sorbitol.

questions? comments?

Call 1-614-638-4622.

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