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Codeine

Why has my veterinarian prescribed this medicine?

Codeine is used primarily used in dogs, to help manage mild to moderate pain, for cough and for diarrhea.  It may also be used in cats. 

 

How do I give this medication?medications

 

What do I do if I miss giving a dose?

Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once.

 

How do I store this medicine?

 

What are the potential side effects?

"Notify your veterinarian if side effects appear and remain troublesome."

 

Are there any possible drug interactions?

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