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Codeine Side Effects in Detail

11/25/2014
08:27 | Author: Sarah Gray

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Codeine Side Effects in Detail

Learn about the potential side effects of codeine. Includes common and rare side effects information for consumers and healthcare professionals.

Nervous system side effects have included mental and respiratory depression, stupor, delirium, somnolence, and dysphoria. An increased risk of falls and hip fractures has also been associated with codeine therapy, particularly in the elderly. A case of seizures has been reported with the use of intravenous codeine phosphate.

Immunologic side effects have included one study of a patient with exercise induced anaphylaxis and three control subjects which found a correlation between codeine wheal size and recent exercise.

Respiratory side effects have included respiratory depression.

You should check with your doctor immediay if any of these side effects occur when taking codeine:

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by codeine.

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Codeine The Drug With Multiple Personalities -

11/24/2014
06:06 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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Codeine The Drug With Multiple Personalities -

Whether a patient gets the right amount of pain relief from codeine, inadequate pain relief or a dangerously increased effect depends on the person's genes and.

Codeine has been considered safe for nursing mothers, and it probably is safe in most cases. But unless the mother has had genetic testing for CYP2D6 activity—and very few people have—she may be putting her infant at risk by taking codeine.

Below, Public Citizen explains the way codeine works and how the same dose can affect people in very different ways.

Intermediate metabolizers (IMs) who have some CYP2D6 activity may have some analgesic response to codeine, but it would probably be inadequate in most cases.

For patients taking codeine or one of these related drugs who do not not have the expected painkilling effect, one possible explanation is reduced CYP2D6 activity.

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Codeine - Drugs Forum

9/23/2014
04:59 | Author: Ryan Brooks

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Codeine - Drugs Forum

As codeine is available OTC in a few large countries, users there usually buy packs of codeine-containing products and extract the codeine. Because pills with.

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Codeine effects and side-effects Go Ask Alice!

7/22/2014
02:32 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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Codeine effects and side-effects Go Ask Alice!

Dear Alice,. What do codeine pills do to you? What are the side effects and whatever else you would add in for me? —ty. Dear ty,. Codeine is.

Codeine acts in the central nervous system (CNS). Opioids attach to specific opioid receptors (found in the brain, spinal cord, and gastrointestinal tract) and when this happens, opioids can effectively change the way a person experiences pain. Codeine can affect regions of the brain that influence how we perceive pleasure, which could result in an initial feeling of euphoria after taking the medication. Codeine may also produce drowsiness, cause constipation, and (depending on the amount taken) depress breathing.

Codeine is an opioid/narcotic analgesic that is typically used to reduce coughing or to relieve mild or moderate pain.

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Codeine Pills what are they used for? - Yahoo Answers

5/21/2014
12:25 | Author: Sarah Gray

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Codeine Pills what are they used for? - Yahoo Answers

Codeine is a well known prescription drug that is commonly known as Tylenol 3 in North America. Codeine falls into the category of opiates and is.

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