It is indicated as a cough suppressant for the temporary relief of non-productive dry cough
It can cause drowsiness, lack of energy, dizziness or spinning sensation, feeling restless or excited etc.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Use with caution if you have serious asthma or lung problem.
Do not use under 6 years of age.
Be careful driving or operating machinery until you know how pholcodine affects you.
Do not take pholcodine to treat any other complaints unless your pharmacist or doctor tells you to.
There appears to be no risk when taking this drug during pregnancy.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are using another medicines.