Update of the product information
13.07.2017 - The following sections in the product information texts for cough and cold preparations containing codeine and dihydrocodeine have been updated: "Contraindications", "Warnings and precautions" and "Pregnancy/breastfeeding".
Cough and cold preparations containing codeine or dihydrocodeine may not be administered to
- children below 12 years;
- patients of any age who are known to be "ultra-rapid metabolisers";
- breast-feeding women.
Warnings and precautions
and cold preparations containing codeine or dihydrocodeine are not
recommended for adolescents between 12 and 18 years who have problems
codeine can pass into breast milk, and morphine-like effects in the
infant cannot be ruled out, "preparation name" may not be used during
breastfeeding (see Contraindications).
Please find detailed information in the pdf-document.