EndaCof-DC Side Effects
Generic name: codeine / pseudoephedrine
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 18, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about codeine / pseudoephedrine. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name EndaCof-DC.
Applies to codeine / pseudoephedrine: oral capsule, oral liquid, oral syrup.
The more commonly reported adverse effects have included nausea, vomiting, and dizziness.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Respiratory depression[Ref]
Respiratory depression has been associated with antitussive use of codeine in young children. Respiratory depression and death have occurred in children who received codeine in the postoperative period following tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy. Further investigation has shown these patients to be ultra-rapid metabolizers of codeine. Children with obstructive sleep apnea who are treated with codeine appear to be particularly sensitive to the respiratory depressant effects of codeine.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: CNS depression, lightheadedness, dizziness, sedation, headache, convulsions, weakness
Frequency not reported: Restlessness, dizziness, weakness, headache, drowsiness, tremor[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting, constipation, biliary tract spasm, increased colonic motility, toxic dilation
Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting, dry mouth[Ref]
Patients with chronic ulcerative colitis may experience increased colonic motility, while patients with acute ulcerative colitis have experienced toxic dilation with codeine use.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Euphoria, dysphoria, transient hallucination, disorientation
Frequency not reported: Hallucinations (particularly in children), anxiety, excitability, insomnia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Tachycardia, bradycardia, palpitation, faintness, syncope, orthostatic hypotension, circulatory depression
Frequency not reported: Tachycardia, palpitations, cardiac arrhythmias, hypertension, impaired circulation to the extremities[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Rash
Frequency not reported: Fixed drug eruption in the form of erythematous nodular patches, rash[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Oliguria, urinary retention, antidiuretic effect
Frequency not reported: Urinary retention[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Pruritus, giant urticaria, angioneurotic edema, laryngeal edema[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Visual disturbances
Frequency not reported: Angle-closure glaucoma[Ref]
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