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Par promethazine with codeine vs Hi-Tech promethazine with codeine?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Nov 13, 2023.

What's the difference between them...

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PAR and Hi-Tech are pharmaceutical manufacturers. They both manufacture promethazine with codeine syrup so the only real significant difference is the taste and colour.

PAR promethazine with codeine is a purple syrup and Hi-Tech promethazine with codeine is a red syrup.

They both contain the same dose of active ingredients promethazine hydrochloride/codeine phosphate 6.25mg-10mg/5mL syrup.

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