What is Pholcodine?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Pholcodine is an opioid cough suppressant.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Cough 2 1
Bronchiectasis 1 0
Bronchitis 1 0
Tracheitis 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pholcodine

Side effect Patients Percentage

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Pholcodine

Dosage Patients Percentage
15 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Pholcodine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Pholcodine

Duration

Currently taking Pholcodine

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Pholcodine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Pholcodine.