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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of promethazine-codeine Oral.

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Condition: Cough
6/11/2014 10:10:09 AM

Reviewer: orepollet, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i had nasal congestion and a cough felt like i had came down with a bad cold or flu. truns out i had allergies in about 24hrs. i start noting a relief i didn't even have to finish the medication 2-3 daysi was fine.

Condition: Cough
2/24/2014 11:22:45 PM

Reviewer: liluger2, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a horrible cough and this was prescribed as a last resort and it finally stopped.

Condition: Cough
2/23/2014 7:58:12 PM

Reviewer: jbruin, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've had a number of doctors prescribe this for me and it has never stopped my coughing (except for about 15 minutes). It drugs me so much that I can't function, so I can't take it during the daytime...It isn't even good as far as knocking me out, because I still wake up coughing very hard, every 30 minutes or so. The doctor just prescribed it for me 2 days ago and am now waiting ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cough
1/5/2014 8:21:49 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
dry mouth

Condition: Cough
8/16/2013 1:55:00 PM

Reviewer: Jaybee, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It used to work very well for my acute asthmatic bronchitis. This go around not so much and my head hurts so bad the next day, I'd rather cough all night!

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