Codeine is most often combined with other medications and then marketed under certain brand names such as Robitussin AC which contains codeine. There are many branded products on the market that include a combination of codeine and another drug such as Phenylephrine, Pyrilamine, Guaifenesin or Chlorpheniramine. Other combination products may also be found in the medical field utilizing both codeine and other substances. A very common branded name is Tylenol 3 with Codeine, a commonly prescribed pain relief medication.
Other brand names for codeine or brands of drugs that include codeine include:
|Aircof||Ala-Hist AC||Allfen CD|
|Brovex PBC||Calcidrine||Cheracol with Codeine|
|Diabetic Tussin C||Dicomal-PH||Duraganidin NR|
|Endacof AC||Edal CD||ExeClear-C|
|Gani-Tuss NR||Giltuss Ped-C||Glydeine|
|Guaifen AC||Guiatuss AC||Guiatussin with Codeine|
|Halotussin AC||Iophen||Mar-cof CG|
|Maxiphen CD||M-Clear WC||M-End PE|
|Mytussin AC||Nalex AC||Notuss AC|
|Pentazine with Codeine||Phenergan VC with Codeine||Poly-Tussin AC|
|Prometh with Codeine||Robafen AC||Robichem AC|
|Robitussin AC||Rolatuss||Romilar AC|
|Tusnel C||Tussi Organidin||Tussiden C|
|Z Tuss AC||Zodryl AC||Zotex C|
Codeine is often marketed under different brand names to signify the method for which the drug is used in a combination of other drugs. For instance, Cotabflu is a brand of codeine that is used in the treatment of upper respiratory complications such as cold symptoms, cough and hay fever. Codeine is also marketed under the brand name Colrex for the treatment of similar respiratory complications.
When marketed under the name Fioricet with Codeine, the drug is used in the treatment of headaches and sometimes for migraines. Other combinations of codeine and mixed drugs are also prescribed for the treatment of migraines such as Tylenol with Codeine, Tylenol with Codeine #3 or Tylenol with Codeine #4.
Poly-Tussin AC, Bovex PB C and similar combinations of brompheniramine, codeine and phenylephrine are all used in the treatment of upper respiratory complications such as cold symptoms, cough and nasal congestion. Many other mixtures of drugs are also used with codeine for similar cold symptom treatment.
There are about 50 common brand names of codeine that the drug can be marketed under most of which are prescribed for the treatment of cough, cold, nasal congestion and hay fever. The drug is also prescribed as a mild analgesic in medications such as Tylenol with Codeine. Unfortunately, even when prescribed for the treatment of cough and cold, codeine does have dangerous potential to cause addiction.