Who should not take Codeine Phosphate and promethazine HCL?

Do not take Codeine Phosphate and promethazine HCL if you have a history of asthma, sleep apnea, or other lung problems. You should not take this medication if you are pregnant or nursing without the specific instruction of a doctor. Consult your doctor if you have had seizure disorders, thyroid or prostate problems, heart disease, intestinal inflammation, a weakened immune system, or a history of alcohol or drug abuse. Codeine products should not be given to children for pain relief after surgery to remove tonsils or adenoids.

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