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Drug interactions between Codral Cold and Flu + Cough Day and Night and Lemsip Original

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Codral Cold and Flu + Cough Day and Night (acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine)
Lemsip Original (acetaminophen)

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Codral Cold and Flu + Cough Day and Night and Lemsip Original - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Codral Cold and Flu + Cough Day and Night

A total of 975 drugs (5038 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Codral Cold and Flu + Cough Day and Night.

Lemsip Original

A total of 177 drugs (1079 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Lemsip Original.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

chlorpheniramine food

Applies to: Codral Cold and Flu + Cough Day and Night (acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine)

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of chlorpheniramine such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with chlorpheniramine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of chlorpheniramine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.

Duplication

Acetaminophen

Therapeutic duplication

The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'acetaminophen' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'acetaminophen' category:

  • acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine
  • acetaminophen

Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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