Hi-Tech Promethazine with Codeine cough syrup
Hi-Tech Promethazine used to temporarily treat cough and upper respiratory symptoms that you can have with allergies or a common cold. Promethazine Hydrochloride and Codeine Phosphate Syrup contains 2 medicines, promethazine and codeine. Promethazine is an antihistamine. Codeine is a narcotic cough suppressant.
Promethazine Hydrochloride and Codeine Phosphate Syrup is a federal controlled substance (C-V)
because it contains codeine that can be abused or lead to dependence. Keep Promethazine
Hydrochloride and Codeine Phosphate Syrup in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse. Selling or
giving away Promethazine Hydrochloride and Codeine Phosphate Syrup may harm others, and is against
the law. Tell your healthcare provider if you have ever abused or been dependent on alcohol, prescription
medicines or street drugs.
Promethazine Hydrochloride and Codeine Phosphate Syrup is not for children under 6 years of age.
Each 5 mL (one teaspoonful), for oral administration contains: Promethazine hydrochloride 6.25
mg; codeine phosphate 10 mg. Alcohol 7%.
Inactive Ingredients: Artificial boysenberry flavor, ascorbic acid, citric acid, D&C Red No. 33,
FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Yellow No. 6, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified
water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, and sucrose syrup.
Codeine is one of the naturally occurring phenanthrene alkaloids of opium derived from the
nopium poppy; it is classified pharmacologically as a narcotic analgesic. Codeine phosphate may
be chemically designated as 7,8-Didehydro-4, 5α-epoxy- 3-methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6α-ol
phosphate (1:1)(salt) hemihydrate