Pholcodine is a Medicine belongs to cough suppressant group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1710   Edition : 37  

  ►   Brandname : Tixylix, Benylin Childrens Dry Coughs, Boots Dry Cough Syrup 1 Year Plus, Galenphol, Hill’s Balsam Dry Cough, Pavacol-D
  ►  Strength : Linctus with nf

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1710   Edition : 37  
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1710   Edition : 37  

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓

Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info

Ref :-  Book :



Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Cough suppression 6 Year 12 Year Oral 2 5 mg b.d/t.i.d

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 1710   Edition : 37  
►  Side Effect : Dizziness, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Constipation, Drowsiness, Skin rashes
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1695,1710   Edition : 37.  

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Pholcodine is with Zonisamide , Phentolamine
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1710   Edition : 37.  


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Use of pholcodine with alcohol or other CNS depressants may increase the effects on the CNS.
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1710   Edition : 37.  


►  Contraindication : Asthma, Emphysema, respiratory failure, Bronchitis, Persistent cough
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1695   Edition : 37.   Martindale    Page : 1665   Edition : 37.  
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   It is an antagonist of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors.
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1695   Edition : 37.  

Pathway of DIETARY Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


DIETARY Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication DIETARY Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   NA

►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA