Codaewon is a brand medication that contains Chlorphenamine, Dihydrocodeine, Guaifenesin, Methylephedrine, which are the combination of cough medicines, antihistamines and sympathomimetics. It is therefore used in the treatment of productive cough, where there is coughing with phlegm.
Codaewon is available as tablets and syrups. It is best taken with food to reduce gastrointestinal side effects.
For productive cough,
Tablets: Take 2 tablets three times a day.
Syrups: Take 20mL three times a day.
Children 8-11 years old
Tablets: Take 1 tablet three times a day.
Common dosing schedule:
Take it three times a day, preferably after food.
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Codaewon may interact with:
Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.
In Hong Kong, Codaewon is a prescription only medicine, and requires a prescription from a doctor to be purchased in a pharmacy. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
Need more information?
For detailed information about the use of Codaewon in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.