An opioid analgesic related to MORPHINE but with less potent analgesic properties and mild sedative effects. It also acts centrally to suppress cough.
Agents that suppress cough. They act centrally on the medullary cough center. EXPECTORANTS, also used in the treatment of cough, act locally.
Analogs or derivatives of morphine.
Narcotic analgesic related to CODEINE, but more potent and more addicting by weight. It is used also as cough suppressant.
Detection of drugs that have been abused, overused, or misused, including legal and illegal drugs. Urine screening is the usual method of detection.
Agents that induce NARCOSIS. Narcotics include agents that cause somnolence or induced sleep (STUPOR); natural or synthetic derivatives of OPIUM or MORPHINE or any substance that has such effects. They are potent inducers of ANALGESIA and OPIOID-RELATED DISORDERS.
The principal alkaloid in opium and the prototype opiate analgesic and narcotic. Morphine has widespread effects in the central nervous system and on smooth muscle.
A microanalytical technique combining mass spectrometry and gas chromatography for the qualitative as well as quantitative determinations of compounds.
A narcotic antagonist with some agonist properties. It is an antagonist at mu opioid receptors and an agonist at kappa opioid receptors. Given alone it produces a broad spectrum of unpleasant effects and it is considered to be clinically obsolete.
A genus of Eurasian herbaceous plants, the poppies (family PAPAVERACEAE of the dicotyledon class Magnoliopsida), that yield OPIUM from the latex of the unripe seed pods.
The removing of alkyl groups from a compound. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
Compounds with activity like OPIATE ALKALOIDS, acting at OPIOID RECEPTORS. Properties include induction of ANALGESIA or NARCOSIS.
An opioid analgesic made from MORPHINE and used mainly as an analgesic. It has a shorter duration of action than morphine.
The air-dried exudate from the unripe seed capsule of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum, or its variant, P. album. It contains a number of alkaloids, but only a few - MORPHINE; CODEINE; and PAPAVERINE - have clinical significance. Opium has been used as an analgesic, antitussive, antidiarrheal, and antispasmodic.
An adrenergic neuron-blocking drug similar in effects to GUANETHIDINE. It is also noteworthy in being a substrate for a polymorphic cytochrome P-450 enzyme. Persons with certain isoforms of this enzyme are unable to properly metabolize this and many other clinically important drugs. They are commonly referred to as having a debrisoquin 4-hydroxylase polymorphism.
A narcotic analgesic structurally related to METHADONE. Only the dextro-isomer has an analgesic effect; the levo-isomer appears to exert an antitussive effect.
A cytochrome P450 enzyme that catalyzes the hydroxylation of many drugs and environmental chemicals, such as DEBRISOQUINE; ADRENERGIC RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS; and TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS. This enzyme is deficient in up to 10 percent of the Caucasian population.
A narcotic analgesic and antitussive. It is metabolized in the liver by ETHYLMORPHINE-N-DEMETHYLASE and used as an indicator of liver function.
An opioid analgesic with actions and uses similar to those of MORPHINE, apart from an absence of cough suppressant activity. It is used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain, including pain in obstetrics. It may also be used as an adjunct to anesthesia. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1092)
A sudden, audible expulsion of air from the lungs through a partially closed glottis, preceded by inhalation. It is a protective response that serves to clear the trachea, bronchi, and/or lungs of irritants and secretions, or to prevent aspiration of foreign materials into the lungs.
A MEPERIDINE congener used as an antidiarrheal, usually in combination with ATROPINE. At high doses, it acts like morphine. Its unesterified metabolite difenoxin has similar properties and is used similarly. It has little or no analgesic activity.
A semisynthetic derivative of CODEINE.
Methyl analog of DEXTRORPHAN that shows high affinity binding to several regions of the brain, including the medullary cough center. This compound is an NMDA receptor antagonist (RECEPTORS, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE) and acts as a non-competitive channel blocker. It is one of the widely used ANTITUSSIVES, and is also used to study the involvement of glutamate receptors in neurotoxicity.

Influence of central antitussive drugs on the cough motor pattern. (1/337)

The present study was conducted to determine the effects of administration of centrally active antitussive drugs on the cough motor pattern. Electromyograms of diaphragm and rectus abdominis muscles were recorded in anesthetized, spontaneously breathing cats. Cough was produced by mechanical stimulation of the intrathoracic trachea. Centrally acting drugs administered included codeine, morphine, dextromethorphan, baclofen, CP-99,994, and SR-48,968. Intravertebral artery administration of all drugs reduced cough number (number of coughs per stimulus trial) and rectus abdominis burst amplitude in a dose-dependent manner. Codeine, dextromethorphan, CP-99,994, SR-48,968, and baclofen had no effect on cough cycle timing (CTtot) or diaphragm amplitude during cough, even at doses that inhibited cough number by 80-90%. Morphine lengthened CTtot and inhibited diaphragm amplitude during cough, but these effects were not dose dependent. Only CP-99,994 altered the eupneic respiratory pattern. Central antitussive drugs primarily suppress cough by inhibition of expiratory motor drive and cough number. CTtot and inspiratory motor drive are relatively insensitive to the effects of these drugs. CTtot can be controlled independently from cough number.  (+info)

A practical approach to determine cutoff concentrations for opiate testing with simultaneous detection of codeine, morphine, and 6-acetylmorphine in urine. (2/337)

BACKGROUND: Both the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) currently require two confirmation tests to verify use of heroin, one test for total morphine and a separate test for 6-acetylmorphine (6-AM). Our aim was to determine appropriate free-codeine, free-morphine, and 6-AM cutoff concentrations that could be substituted for total-morphine, total-codeine, and 6-AM cutoff concentrations and to develop a less labor-intensive method for measuring codeine, morphine, and 6-AM. METHODS: Urine samples containing opiates were extracted, derivatized, and analyzed using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry with selective ion monitoring. RESULTS: The limits of detection for codeine, morphine, and 6-AM were 6, 5, and 0.5 microg/L, respectively. Recoveries were >90%. Quantification was linear over the concentration range of 6-1000 microg/L for codeine, 5-5000 microg/L for morphine, and 0.5-800 microg/L for 6-AM. Cutoff concentrations for confirmation of opiates were 100, 100, and 10 microg/L for free codeine, free morphine, and 6-AM. CONCLUSION: The proposed cutoff concentrations for free morphine and 6-AM provide better detection windows for morphine and heroin use than the cutoff concentrations for total morphine and 6-AM used at present. Detection of free codeine, instead of total codeine, simplifies interpretation of codeine use. The single-extraction method enables simultaneous, less labor-intensive analysis of morphine, codeine, and 6-AM.  (+info)

Postoperative analgesia and vomiting, with special reference to day-case surgery: a systematic review. (3/337)

BACKGROUND: Day-case surgery is of great value to patients and the health service. It enables many more patients to be treated properly, and faster than before. Newer, less invasive, operative techniques will allow many more procedures to be carried out. There are many elements to successful day-case surgery. Two key components are the effectiveness of the control of pain after the operation, and the effectiveness of measures to minimise postoperative nausea and vomiting. OBJECTIVES: To enable those caring for patients undergoing day-case surgery to make the best choices for their patients and the health service, this review sought the highest quality evidence on: (1) the effectiveness of the control of pain after an operation; (2) the effectiveness of measures to minimise postoperative nausea and vomiting. METHODS: Full details of the search strategy are presented in the report. RESULTS - ANALGESIA: The systematic reviews of the literature explored whether different interventions work and, if they do work, how well they work. A number of conclusions can be drawn. RESULTS-ANALGESIA, INEFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS: There is good evidence that some interventions are ineffective. They include: (1) transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in acute postoperative pain; (2) the use of local injections of opioids at sites other than the knee joint; (3) the use of dihydrocodeine, 30 mg, in acute postoperative pain (it is no better than placebo). RESULTS-ANALGESIA, INTERVENTIONS OF DOUBTFUL VALUE: Some interventions may be effective but the size of the effect or the complication of undertaking them confers no measurable benefit over conventional methods. Such interventions include: (1) injecting morphine into the knee joint after surgery: there is a small analgesic benefit which may last for up to 24 hours but there is no clear evidence that the size of the benefit is of any clinical value; (2) manoeuvres to try and anticipate pain by using pre-emptive analgesia; these are no more effective than standard methods; (3) administering non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by injection or per rectum in patients who can swallow; this appears to be no more effective than giving NSAIDs by mouth and, indeed, may do more harm than good; (4) administering codeine in single doses; this has poor analgesic efficacy. RESULTS-ANALGESIA, INTERVENTIONS OF PROVEN VALUE: These include a number of oral analgesics including (at standard doses): (1) dextropropoxyphene; (2) tramadol; (3) paracetamol; (4) ibuprofen; (5) diclofenac. Diclofenac and ibuprofen at standard doses give analgesia equivalent to that obtained with 10 mg of intramuscular morphine. Each will provide at least 50% pain relief from a single oral dose in patients with moderate or severe postoperative pain. Paracetamol and codeine combinations also appear to be highly effective, although there is little information on the standard doses used in the UK. The relative effectiveness of these analgesics is compared in an effectiveness 'ladder' which can inform prescribers making choices for individual patients, or planning day-case surgery. Dose-response relationships show that higher doses of ibuprofen may be particularly effective. Topical NSAIDs (applied to the skin) are effective in minor injuries and chronic pain but there is no obvious role for them in day-case surgery. RESULTS-POSTOPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING: The proportion of patients who may feel nauseated or vomit after surgery is very variable, despite similar operations and anaesthetic techniques. Systematic review can still lead to clear estimations of effectiveness of interventions. Whichever anti-emetic is used, the choice is often between prophylactic use (trying to prevent anyone vomiting) and treating those people who do feel nauseated or who may vomit. Systematic reviews of a number of different anti-emetics show clearly that none of the anti-emetics is sufficiently effective to be used for prophylaxis. (ABSTRACT TRUNCATE  (+info)

Tenoxicam and paracetamol-codeine combination after oral surgery: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. (4/337)

We studied 90 adults undergoing surgical removal of at least both lower third molar teeth as day cases under standardized general anaesthesia. Patients were allocated randomly (with stratification for surgeon) to receive tenoxicam 40 mg, tenoxicam 20 mg or placebo i.v. at induction of anaesthesia and orally (effervescent tablets) with food on each of the subsequent 2 days. Panadeine (paracetamol 500 mg-codeine 8 mg) was given before operation and was available as needed for pain thereafter, to a limit of two tablets every 4 h. Nefopam i.v. was also available. Efficacy variables and adverse reactions were assessed over 6 days. Over the 6-day period, patients who received tenoxicam reported less pain on rest (area under the curve; P < 0.05) and less disturbance in sleep (P < 0.01) even though they used fewer Panadeine tablets (P < 0.05). Differences between tenoxicam 40 mg and 20 mg were not significant. There was no significant difference in nefopam requirements or side effects, and no adverse event attributable to the study medication.  (+info)

GC-MS confirmation of codeine, morphine, 6-acetylmorphine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, and oxymorphone in urine. (5/337)

A procedure for the simultaneous confirmation of codeine, morphine, 6-acetylmorphine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, and oxymorphone in urine specimens by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) is described. After the addition of nalorphine and naltrexone as the two internal standards, the urine is hydrolyzed overnight with beta-glucuronidase from E. coli. The urine is adjusted to pH 9 and extracted with 8% trifluoroethanol in methylene dichloride. After evaporating the organic, the residue is sequentially derivatized with 2% methoxyamine in pyridine, then with propionic anhydride. The ketone groups on hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, oxymorphone, and naltrexone are converted to their respective methoximes. Available hydroxyl groups on the O3 and O6 positions are converted to propionic esters. After a brief purification step, the extracts are analyzed by GC-MS using full scan electron impact ionization. Nalorphine is used as the internal standard for codeine, morphine, and 6-acetylmorphine; naltrexone is used as the internal standard for the 6-keto-opioids. The method is linear to 2000 ng/mL for the 6-keto-opioids and to 5000 ng/mL for the others. The limit of quantitation is 25 ng/mL in hydrolyzed urine. Day-to-day precision at 300 and 1500 ng/mL ranged between 6 and 10.9%. The coefficients of variation for 6-acetylmorphine were 12% at both 30 and 150 ng/mL. A list of 38 other basic drugs or metabolites detected by this method is tabulated.  (+info)

Impact of ethnic origin and quinidine coadministration on codeine's disposition and pharmacodynamic effects. (6/337)

CYP2D6 is polymorphically distributed so that in poor metabolizers enzyme activity is missing. The goal of this study was to compare the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of codeine with and without quinidine between Caucasian and Chinese extensive metabolizers of debrisoquin. Nine Caucasians and eight Chinese subjects received in random, double blind fashion, on two occasions, codeine 120 mg. with placebo or with quinidine 100 mg. Pharmacodynamic effects were determined over 6 h. Codeine-apparent clearance and partial metabolic clearance by O-demethylation were significantly greater in the Caucasian than in the Chinese subjects (1939 +/- 175 ml/min versus 1301 +/- 193 ml/min, p <.03 and 162.7 +/- 36.6 ml/min versus 52.7 +/- 12.7 ml/min, p <.02, respectively). Codeine's respiratory effects (except on resting ventilation) were significantly greater in the Caucasian than in the Chinese subjects (p <.05), but no interethnic differences were noted in codeine's effect on the digit symbol substitution test and pupillary ratio. No morphine or morphine metabolites were detected in plasma when codeine was coadministered with quinidine. Codeine O-demethylation was significantly reduced after quinidine in both ethnic groups; however, the absolute decrease was greater in Caucasians (115.8 +/- 25.9 ml/min versus 46.8 +/- 10.6 ml/min, respectively, p <.03). The diminished production of morphine after quinidine was associated in the Caucasians, but not in the Chinese, with a marked reduction in codeine's effects (p <.01). In conclusion, Chinese produce less morphine from codeine, exhibit reduced sensitivity to that morphine, and therefore might experience reduced analgesic effect in response to codeine. In addition, quinidine induced inhibition of codeine O-demethylation is ethnically dependent with the reduction being greater in Caucasians.  (+info)

The role of codeine phosphate premedication in fibre-optic bronchoscopy under insufficient local anaesthesia and midazolam sedation. (7/337)

Midazolam is widely used as a sedative agent to produce amnesia in patients undergoing fibre-optic bronchoscopy. However, if a patient does not receive sufficient local anaesthesia, continuous severe cough and physical movement may interrupt the procedure and reduce its safety. We therefore examined whether codeine phosphate is a useful premedication for bronchoscopy. The study design was a randomized comparison between codeine phosphate and a placebo in patients undergoing light local anaesthesia and midazolam sedation. We used low dose local anaesthesia (5 ml of nebulized 2% xylocaine) on the assumption of insufficient local anaesthesia. Patients were allocated to receive codeine phosphate 0.4 mg kg-1 or a saline placebo 60 min before they were sedated with i.v. midazolam. If the patients exhibited severe cough during bronchoscopy, intrabronchial supplemental local anaesthesia (2% xylocaine solution in 1 ml increments) was instilled via a bronchoscope to the trachea and segmental bronchi to suppress the cough. The dose of supplemental xylocaine was assessed and the requirements were significantly lower in the codeine group compared to the placebo group: 36.4 +/- 10.2 mg vs. 95.1 +/- 24.6 mg, respectively. After bronchoscopy, patients were interviewed by a doctor to assess their willingness to undergo a repeat procedure if one was clinically indicated, but no significant difference was observed between the two groups. If local anaesthesia is insufficient, midazolam together with codeine phosphate premedication is useful for both the patient and the bronchoscopist.  (+info)

Codeine concentration in hair after oral administration is dependent on melanin content. (8/337)

BACKGROUND: Analysis of drugs in hair has been used on a qualitative basis to estimate earlier exposure to drugs. Clinical applications are rare because of the lack of dose-response relationships in the studies performed to date, and questions remain regarding the mechanisms of drug incorporation into hair. Several human studies have shown differences in drug accumulation between pigmented and nonpigmented hair. However, the melanin concentration in hair was not determined and correlated to the amount of drug incorporated. METHODS: Nine human subjects were given codeine as a single oral dose, and plasma codeine concentrations were determined for 24 h, using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Hair samples were obtained weekly for a month. Total melanin, eumelanin, and codeine were measured quantitatively in hair samples by spectrophotometry, HPLC, and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, respectively. RESULTS: There was an exponential relationship between codeine and melanin concentrations in hair, (r(2) = 0.95 with total melanin and r(2) = 0.83 with eumelanin). After normalizing the results by the area under the curve for codeine in plasma, we obtained r(2) = 0.86 for codeine vs total melanin and r(2) = 0.90 vs eumelanin. CONCLUSIONS: Our results stress the importance of melanin determination when measuring drugs in hair. We postulate that analysis of drug concentration in hair may be worthwhile in the monitoring of drug compliance if the results are normalized for melanin content.  (+info)

Codeine is a opiate analgesic, commonly used for its pain-relieving and cough suppressant properties. It is typically prescribed for mild to moderately severe pain, and is also found in some over-the-counter cold and cough medications. Codeine works by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, which helps to reduce the perception of pain. Like other opiates, codeine can produce side effects such as drowsiness, constipation, and respiratory depression, and it carries a risk of dependence and addiction with long-term use. It is important to follow your healthcare provider's instructions carefully when taking codeine, and to inform them of any other medications you are taking, as well as any medical conditions you may have.

Antitussive agents are medications that are used to suppress cough. They work by numbing the throat and interrupting the cough reflex. Some common antitussives include dextromethorphan, codeine, and hydrocodone. These medications can be found in various over-the-counter and prescription cough and cold products. It is important to use antitussives only as directed, as they can have side effects such as drowsiness, constipation, and slowed breathing. Additionally, it's important to note that long term use of opioid antitussive like codeine and hydrocodone are not recommended due to the risk of addiction and other serious side effects.

Morphine derivatives are substances that are synthesized from or structurally similar to morphine, a natural opiate alkaloid found in the opium poppy. These compounds share many of the same pharmacological properties as morphine and are often used for their analgesic (pain-relieving), sedative, and anxiolytic (anxiety-reducing) effects.

Examples of morphine derivatives include:

1. Hydrocodone: A semi-synthetic opioid that is often combined with acetaminophen for the treatment of moderate to severe pain.
2. Oxycodone: A synthetic opioid that is used for the management of moderate to severe pain, either alone or in combination with other medications.
3. Hydromorphone: A potent semi-synthetic opioid that is used for the treatment of severe pain, typically in a hospital setting.
4. Oxymorphone: A synthetic opioid that is similar to hydromorphone in its potency and use for managing severe pain.
5. Codeine: A naturally occurring opiate alkaloid that is less potent than morphine but still has analgesic, cough suppressant, and antidiarrheal properties. It is often combined with other medications for various therapeutic purposes.
6. Fentanyl: A synthetic opioid that is significantly more potent than morphine and is used for the management of severe pain, typically in a hospital or clinical setting.

It's important to note that while these derivatives can be beneficial for managing pain and other symptoms, they also carry a risk of dependence, addiction, and potentially life-threatening side effects such as respiratory depression. As a result, their use should be closely monitored by healthcare professionals and prescribed cautiously.

Hydrocodone is an opioid medication used to treat severe pain. It works by changing how the brain and nervous system respond to pain. Medically, it's defined as a semisynthetic opioid analgesic, synthesized from codeine, one of the natural opiates found in the resin of the poppy seed pod.

Hydrocodone is available only in combination with other drugs, such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen, which are added to enhance its pain-relieving effects and/or to prevent abuse and overdose. Common brand names include Vicodin, Lortab, and Norco.

Like all opioids, hydrocodone carries a risk of addiction and dependence, and it should be used only under the supervision of a healthcare provider. It's also important to note that misuse or abuse of hydrocodone can lead to overdose and death.

Substance abuse detection refers to the process of identifying the use or misuse of psychoactive substances, such as alcohol, illicit drugs, or prescription medications, in an individual. This can be done through various methods, including:

1. Physical examination: A healthcare professional may look for signs of substance abuse, such as track marks, enlarged pupils, or unusual behavior.
2. Laboratory tests: Urine, blood, hair, or saliva samples can be analyzed to detect the presence of drugs or their metabolites. These tests can provide information about recent use (hours to days) or longer-term use (up to several months).
3. Self-report measures: Individuals may be asked to complete questionnaires or interviews about their substance use patterns and behaviors.
4. Observational assessments: In some cases, such as in a treatment setting, healthcare professionals may observe an individual's behavior over time to identify patterns of substance abuse.

Substance abuse detection is often used in clinical, workplace, or legal settings to assess individuals for potential substance use disorders, monitor treatment progress, or ensure compliance with laws or regulations.

Narcotics, in a medical context, are substances that induce sleep, relieve pain, and suppress cough. They are often used for anesthesia during surgical procedures. Narcotics are derived from opium or its synthetic substitutes and include drugs such as morphine, codeine, fentanyl, oxycodone, and hydrocodone. These drugs bind to specific receptors in the brain and spinal cord, reducing the perception of pain and producing a sense of well-being. However, narcotics can also produce physical dependence and addiction, and their long-term use can lead to tolerance, meaning that higher doses are required to achieve the same effect. Narcotics are classified as controlled substances due to their potential for abuse and are subject to strict regulations.

Morphine is a potent opioid analgesic (pain reliever) derived from the opium poppy. It works by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, blocking the transmission of pain signals and reducing the perception of pain. Morphine is used to treat moderate to severe pain, including pain associated with cancer, myocardial infarction, and other conditions. It can also be used as a sedative and cough suppressant.

Morphine has a high potential for abuse and dependence, and its use should be closely monitored by healthcare professionals. Common side effects of morphine include drowsiness, respiratory depression, constipation, nausea, and vomiting. Overdose can result in respiratory failure, coma, and death.

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) is a powerful analytical technique that combines the separating power of gas chromatography with the identification capabilities of mass spectrometry. This method is used to separate, identify, and quantify different components in complex mixtures.

In GC-MS, the mixture is first vaporized and carried through a long, narrow column by an inert gas (carrier gas). The various components in the mixture interact differently with the stationary phase inside the column, leading to their separation based on their partition coefficients between the mobile and stationary phases. As each component elutes from the column, it is then introduced into the mass spectrometer for analysis.

The mass spectrometer ionizes the sample, breaks it down into smaller fragments, and measures the mass-to-charge ratio of these fragments. This information is used to generate a mass spectrum, which serves as a unique "fingerprint" for each compound. By comparing the generated mass spectra with reference libraries or known standards, analysts can identify and quantify the components present in the original mixture.

GC-MS has wide applications in various fields such as forensics, environmental analysis, drug testing, and research laboratories due to its high sensitivity, specificity, and ability to analyze volatile and semi-volatile compounds.

Nalorphine is defined as a morphine derivative that antagonizes the effects of opiate agonists, such as morphine and heroin, by competing for binding sites in the central nervous system. It was initially used as an analgesic but has since been replaced by other drugs due to its potential for abuse and adverse psychological effects. Currently, it is primarily used in research and to reverse opioid overdose.

"Papaver" is the genus name for the poppy plant family, which includes several species of plants that are known for their showy flowers and often contain medicinal alkaloids. The most well-known member of this family is probably Papaver somniferum, also known as the opium poppy. This particular species contains a number of pharmacologically active compounds, including morphine, codeine, and papaverine, which have been used in various medical contexts for their analgesic, sedative, and vasodilatory effects. However, it's worth noting that the use of Papaver somniferum and its derivatives is tightly regulated due to their potential for abuse and addiction.

Dealkylation is a chemical process that involves the removal of an alkyl group from a molecule. In the context of medical and biological sciences, dealkylation often refers to the breakdown of drugs or other xenobiotics (foreign substances) in the body by enzymes.

Dealkylation is one of the major metabolic pathways for the biotransformation of many drugs, including chemotherapeutic agents, opioids, and benzodiazepines. This process can result in the formation of more polar and water-soluble metabolites, which can then be excreted from the body through the urine or bile.

Dealkylation can occur via several mechanisms, including oxidative dealkylation catalyzed by cytochrome P450 enzymes, as well as non-oxidative dealkylation mediated by other enzymes. The specific dealkylation pathway depends on the structure of the substrate and the type of enzyme involved.

Analgesics, opioid are a class of drugs used for the treatment of pain. They work by binding to specific receptors in the brain and spinal cord, blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain. Opioids can be synthetic or natural, and include drugs such as morphine, codeine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, fentanyl, and methadone. They are often used for moderate to severe pain, such as that resulting from injury, surgery, or chronic conditions like cancer. However, opioids can also produce euphoria, physical dependence, and addiction, so they are tightly regulated and carry a risk of misuse.

Hydromorphone is a potent semi-synthetic opioid analgesic, which is chemically related to morphine but is approximately 8 times more potent. It is used for the relief of moderate to severe pain and is available in various forms such as tablets, extended-release tablets, solutions, and injectable formulations. Common brand names include Dilaudid and Exalgo. Hydromorphone works by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, reducing the perception of pain and decreasing the emotional response to pain. As with other opioids, hydromorphone carries a risk for dependence, addiction, and abuse.

Opium is defined as the dried latex obtained from incisions made in the unripe seedpods of the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum). It contains a number of alkaloids, including morphine, codeine, and thebaine. Opium has been used for its pain-relieving, euphoric, and sedative effects since ancient times. However, its use is highly regulated due to the risk of addiction and other serious side effects.

Debrisoquine is a drug that belongs to a class of medications called non-selective beta blockers. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances in your body, such as adrenaline, on the heart and blood vessels. This results in a decrease in heart rate and blood pressure, which makes debrisoquine useful in treating certain conditions like hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (chest pain).

Debrisoquine is no longer commonly used due to its short duration of action and the availability of more effective and safer beta blockers. It was also found that some people have a genetic variation that affects how their body metabolizes debrisoquine, which can lead to unpredictable drug levels and side effects. This discovery led to the development of the concept of "pharmacogenetics," or how genetic factors influence drug response.

It's important to note that debrisoquine should only be taken under the supervision of a healthcare professional, as it can have serious side effects, especially if not used correctly.

Dextropropoxyphene is a mild narcotic analgesic (pain reliever) that is prescribed for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain. It is a synthetic opioid and works by binding to opiate receptors in the brain, spinal cord, and other areas of the body to reduce the perception of pain. Dextropropoxyphene is available in immediate-release and extended-release tablets, usually in combination with acetaminophen (also known as paracetamol).

Dextropropoxyphene has a narrow therapeutic index, which means that there is only a small range between the effective dose and a potentially toxic dose. It also has a high potential for abuse and addiction, and its use has been associated with serious side effects such as respiratory depression, seizures, and cardiac arrhythmias. In 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) withdrew approval for all dextropropoxyphene-containing products due to these safety concerns.

Cytochrome P-450 CYP2D6 is a specific isoenzyme belonging to the Cytochrome P-450 (CYP) family of enzymes, which are primarily located in the liver and play a crucial role in the metabolism of various drugs and xenobiotics. The term "P-450" refers to the absorption spectrum of these enzymes when they are combined with carbon monoxide, exhibiting a peak absorbance at 450 nanometers.

CYP2D6 is involved in the metabolism of approximately 20-25% of clinically prescribed drugs, including many antidepressants, neuroleptics, beta-blockers, opioids, and antiarrhythmics. This enzyme can demonstrate genetic polymorphisms, leading to variations in drug metabolism rates among individuals. These genetic differences can result in four distinct phenotypes: poor metabolizers (PM), intermediate metabolizers (IM), extensive metabolizers (EM), and ultra-rapid metabolizers (UM).

Poor metabolizers have decreased or absent CYP2D6 enzyme activity due to genetic mutations, leading to an accumulation of drugs in the body and increased susceptibility to adverse drug reactions. In contrast, ultra-rapid metabolizers possess multiple copies of the functional CYP2D6 gene, resulting in enhanced enzymatic activity and rapid drug clearance. This can lead to therapeutic failure due to insufficient drug exposure at the target site.

Understanding the genetic variations in CYP2D6 is essential for personalized medicine, as it allows healthcare providers to tailor drug therapy based on an individual's metabolic capacity and minimize the risk of adverse reactions or treatment failures.

Ethylmorphine is a semi-synthetic opioid drug, which is derived from morphine and ethanol. It is also known as dionine or 3-ethylmorphine. Ethylmorphine has analgesic (pain-relieving) and cough suppressant properties. It works by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, which reduces the perception of pain and decreases the cough reflex.

Ethylmorphine is used as a prescription medication for the treatment of moderate to severe pain and as an antitussive (cough suppressant) in some countries. It is available in various forms, including tablets, capsules, and solutions for oral administration.

Like other opioids, ethylmorphine can produce side effects such as drowsiness, constipation, nausea, vomiting, and respiratory depression. It also has a potential for abuse and addiction, and its use should be monitored closely by a healthcare provider.

Oxymorphone is a semi-synthetic opioid analgesic, which is a strong painkiller. It is derived from thebaine, a constituent of opium. Medically, it is used to treat moderate to severe pain and is available under various brand names such as Opana and Numorphan.

Oxymorphone works by binding to the mu-opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, which results in pain relief, relaxation, and sedation. It has a high potential for abuse and addiction due to its euphoric effects, and its use should be closely monitored and controlled.

Like other opioids, oxymorphone can cause physical dependence and withdrawal symptoms if discontinued abruptly after prolonged use. Common side effects of oxymorphone include dizziness, lightheadedness, sedation, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and sweating. Serious side effects may include respiratory depression, low blood pressure, and decreased heart rate.

It is important to follow the prescribing physician's instructions carefully when taking oxymorphone and to report any bothersome or worsening side effects promptly.

A cough is a reflex action that helps to clear the airways of irritants, foreign particles, or excess mucus or phlegm. It is characterized by a sudden, forceful expulsion of air from the lungs through the mouth and nose. A cough can be acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term), and it can be accompanied by other symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, or fever. Coughing can be caused by various factors, including respiratory infections, allergies, asthma, environmental pollutants, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and chronic lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and bronchitis. In some cases, a cough may be a symptom of a more serious underlying condition, such as heart failure or lung cancer.

Diphenoxylate is a central nervous system (CNS) depressant and an opioid analgesic, which is used in the management of diarrhea. It works by slowing down the movements of the intestines, which helps to reduce the frequency of stools and improve consistency. Diphenoxylate is often combined with atropine, a medication that helps to prevent abuse and misuse due to its unpleasant side effects when taken in large amounts.

The medical definition of Diphenoxylate can be described as:

A synthetic opioid analgesic drug used in the treatment of diarrhea, which acts by slowing down the motility of the intestines and increasing the tone of the anal sphincter. It is available in combination with atropine to discourage abuse and misuse. Diphenoxylate has a chemical structure similar to that of meperidine (Demerol) and can produce opioid-like effects such as euphoria, drowsiness, and respiratory depression when taken in large amounts or combined with other CNS depressants.

It is important to note that Diphenoxylate should be used under the supervision of a healthcare provider and only for the recommended duration of treatment due to its potential for addiction and dependence.

Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opioid analgesic, which means it's a painkiller that's synthesized from thebaine, an alkaloid found in the poppy plant. It's a strong pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain and is often prescribed for around-the-clock treatment of chronic pain. Oxycodone can be found in various forms, such as immediate-release tablets, extended-release tablets, capsules, and solutions.

Common brand names for oxycodone include OxyContin (extended-release), Percocet (oxycodone + acetaminophen), and Roxicodone (immediate-release). As an opioid, oxycodone works by binding to specific receptors in the brain, spinal cord, and gut, reducing the perception of pain and decreasing the emotional response to pain.

However, it's important to note that oxycodone has a high potential for abuse and addiction due to its euphoric effects. Misuse or prolonged use can lead to physical dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal symptoms upon discontinuation. Therefore, it should be taken exactly as prescribed by a healthcare professional and used with caution.

Dextromethorphan is a medication that is commonly used as a cough suppressant in over-the-counter cold and cough remedies. It works by numbing the throat area, which helps to reduce the cough reflex. Dextromethorphan is a synthetic derivative of morphine, but it does not have the same pain-relieving or addictive properties as opioids.

Dextromethorphan is available in various forms, including tablets, capsules, liquids, and lozenges. It is often combined with other medications, such as antihistamines, decongestants, and pain relievers, to provide relief from cold and flu symptoms.

While dextromethorphan is generally considered safe when used as directed, it can have side effects, including dizziness, drowsiness, and stomach upset. In high doses or when taken with certain other medications, dextromethorphan can cause hallucinations, impaired judgment, and other serious side effects. It is important to follow the recommended dosage and to talk to a healthcare provider before taking dextromethorphan if you have any health conditions or are taking other medications.

Products containing codeine include Néocodion (codeine and camphor), Tussipax (ethylmorphine and codeine), Paderyl (codeine ... As an analgesic, codeine compares weakly to other opiates. Related to codeine in other ways are codoxime, thebacon, codeine-N- ... Pure codeine is also available as codeine sulphate tablets. Codeine containing cough medicine has been banned in India with ... Preparations containing pure codeine (e.g., codeine phosphate tablets or codeine phosphate linctus) are available on ...
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"Codeine Dreaming" is a song by the American rapper Kodak Black featuring fellow American rapper Lil Wayne. Released as a single ... Lil Wayne - 'Codeine Dreaming'". Rap-Up. Retrieved May 14, 2020. "Kodak Black Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. ... The song revolves around Kodak and Lil Wayne getting high from codeine and other drugs. It jokes about dreaming and uses ... "American single certifications - Kodak Black - Codeine Dreaming". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved August ...
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... (C6G) is a major active metabolite of codeine and may be responsible for as much as 60% of the analgesic ... Vree, T. B.; Van Dongen, R. T.; Koopman-Kimenai, P. M. (2000). "Codeine analgesia is due to codeine-6-glucuronide, not morphine ... C6G exhibits decreased immunosuppressive effects compared to codeine. During its metabolism, codeine is conjugated with ... Morphine-6-glucuronide Srinivasan, V.; Wielbo, D.; Tebbett, I. R. (1997). "Analgesic effects of codeine-6-glucuronide after ...
... (genocodeine) is an active metabolite of codeine. It is an opiate listed as a Schedule I controlled substance. ... Phillipson, J. David; El-Dabbas, Samia W.; Gorrod, John W. (1978). "In vivo and in vitro N-oxidation of morphine and codeine". ... Like morphine-N-oxide, it was studied as a potential pharmaceutical drug and is considerably weaker than codeine. The amine ... oxides of this type form as oxidation products of the parent chemical; virtually every morphine/codeine class opioid has an ...
... (EC 1.14.11.32, codeine O-demethylase, CODM) is an enzyme with systematic name codeine,2-oxoglutarate: ... Codeine+3-O-demethylase at the U.S. National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Portal: Biology (EC 1.14.11). ... CO2 Codeine 3-O-demethylase contains Fe2+. Hagel JM, Facchini PJ (April 2010). "Dioxygenases catalyze the O-demethylation steps ... oxygen oxidoreductase (3-O-demethylating). This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction codeine + 2-oxoglutarate + O2 ...
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Caffeine, cocaine, codeine and nicotine are slightly soluble in water (with a solubility of ≥1g/L), whereas others, including ... Morphine and codeine are strong narcotic pain killers. There are alkaloids that do not have strong psychoactive effect ... "Codeine". DrugBank. Retrieved 12 February 2013. "Nicotine". DrugBank. Retrieved 12 February 2013. "Morphine". DrugBank. ...
Codeine's final release was the full-length album The White Birch, released in May 1994. Following his work in Codeine, ... Codeine's final reunion show was at Le Poisson Rouge in New York on 15 July 2012. Sprague, David (2007). "Codeine". Trouser ... In 1989, Immerwahr formed Codeine with drummer Chris Brokaw and guitarist John Engle. Codeine pioneered the slowcore and ... In February 2012, Codeine announced they would perform on the request of Mogwai at All Tomorrow's Parties sister event, I'll Be ...
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"Codeine King , triple j Unearthed". www.abc.net.au. Retrieved 6 January 2023. Rice, Adam 'Ricey' (15 February 2020). "Dealer - ... Following the release of Saint, they were joined by Harmed guitarist and Codeine King bassist Gabor Toth Prior to the Covid-19 ... Codeine King guitarist Josh Ang, and Iconoclast member David Wilder to form a new band. On 5 April 2019, they released their ...
In 1853 his work on alkaloids led him to discover the correct formula/composition for codeine. In 1868 he discovered pyridine ... Anderson, Thomas (1853). "On the Constitution of Codeine and its Products of Decomposition". Trans. R. Soc. Edinb. 20: 57. doi: ... on codeine; on the crystallized constituents of opium; on piperin and on papaverin; and for his researches in physiological and ...
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Jost, Matt (March 16, 2010). "Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz :: Make it Reign :: Codeine/Columbia/Sony". www.rapreviews.com. Retrieved ...
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Products containing codeine include Néocodion (codeine and camphor), Tussipax (ethylmorphine and codeine), Paderyl (codeine ... As an analgesic, codeine compares weakly to other opiates. Related to codeine in other ways are codoxime, thebacon, codeine-N- ... Pure codeine is also available as codeine sulphate tablets. Codeine containing cough medicine has been banned in India with ... Preparations containing pure codeine (e.g., codeine phosphate tablets or codeine phosphate linctus) are available on ...
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NHS medicines information on side effects of codeine and what you can do to cope. ... Take codeine with or just after a meal or snack to ease feelings of sickness. If youre being sick, try small frequent sips of ... If codeine makes you feel dizzy when you stand up, try getting up very slowly or stay sitting down until you feel better. If ... These common side effects of codeine happen in more than 1 in 100 people. There are things you can do to help cope with them:. ...
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  • Get emergency help right away if you take too many acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets (overdose). (nih.gov)
  • When you first start taking acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets, when your dose is changed, or if you take too much (overdose), serious or life-threatening breathing problems that can lead to death may occur. (nih.gov)
  • Never give anyone else your acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets. (nih.gov)
  • Store acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets away from children and in a safe place to prevent stealing or abuse. (nih.gov)
  • Selling or giving away acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets is against the law. (nih.gov)
  • Do not give acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets to a child younger than 12 years of age. (nih.gov)
  • Do not give acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets to a child younger than 18 years of age after surgery to remove the tonsils and/or adenoids. (nih.gov)
  • Avoid giving acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets to children between 12 to 18 years of age who have risk factors for breathing problems such as obstructive sleep apnea, obesity, or underlying lung problems. (nih.gov)
  • Prolonged use of acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets during pregnancy can cause withdrawal symptoms in your newborn baby that could be life-threatening if not recognized and treated. (nih.gov)
  • Taking acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets with certain other medicines can cause serious side effects that could lead to death. (nih.gov)
  • Take acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider. (nih.gov)
  • If you have been taking acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets regularly, do not stop taking acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets without talking to your healthcare provider. (nih.gov)
  • After you stop taking acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets, dispose of any unused tablets in accordance with local state guidelines and/or regulations. (nih.gov)
  • Drive or operate heavy machinery, until you know how acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets affect you. (nih.gov)
  • Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets can make you sleepy, dizzy, or lightheaded. (nih.gov)
  • Using products containing alcohol during treatment with acetaminophen and codeine phosphate tablets may cause you to overdose and die. (nih.gov)
  • The police have seized 300 bottles of codeine phosphate cough syrup and 10,600 tablets of Alprazolam from two men in Thane city an Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) officer said on Wednesday. (mid-day.com)
  • The two men were nabbed when they were moving suspiciously near Dahisar Road on Monday, the officer said, adding the police found 300 bottles of Codeine Phosphate cough syrup worth Rs 1,50,000 and 10,600 tablets of Alprazolam worth R3.66 lakh from the possession of the duo. (mid-day.com)
  • To treat a cough or cold many times codeine will come in the form of a combination drug such as combined with Acetaminophen or Aspirin. (heroin.org)
  • Other negative effects that can occur with a codeine addiction are that the person is probably taking way too much aspirin or acetaminophen. (heroin.org)
  • Codeine is available by prescription either alone or in combination with acetaminophen or aspirin, and in some cough and cold medications. (rainbowkids.com)
  • Can you take aspirin and codeine at the same time? (onteenstoday.com)
  • This drug should not be taken during pregnancy since all the compounds, i.e. the barbiturates, the aspirin, the codeine and the caffeine cause birth defects. (health-care-information.org)
  • Codeine exhibits abuse potential similar to other opioid medications, including a risk of habituation and overdose. (wikipedia.org)
  • Just a few miles across the US-Mexico border, it is easy to acquire codeine medications over the counter. (narconon.org)
  • Cough medications with either codeine or dextromethorphan make popular drinks when mixed with soda drinks like Sprite or Mountain Dew. (narconon.org)
  • That includes cough syrups and other medications that contain codeine, such as Tylenol 3. (npr.org)
  • This combination product contains three medications: acetaminophen, codeine, and caffeine. (medbroadcast.com)
  • Codeine belongs to the group of medications called narcotic analgesics . (medbroadcast.com)
  • It uses intravenous medications to cleanse the codeine from patients' receptors while they sleep lightly under deep sedation. (opiates.com)
  • Codeine is present in many cough and cold medications as well as prescription drugs, making it easy for teens to access. (teenrehab.org)
  • The move to restrict the availability of medications containing codeine was unanimously agreed to by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and is in line with changes introduced in many other parts of the world to reduce rates of harmful long-term effects, opiate addiction, and overdose. (ruralhealth.org.au)
  • In January 2014, the FDA announced that they were going to begin new, additional enforcement against unapproved prescription drugs in the US that contain codeine. (erowid.org)
  • Tylenol #1, #2 and #3 all contain codeine. (narconon.org)
  • There are many medicines that contain codeine as an ingredient, especially ones for cough such as Robitussin A-C and Tylenol with codeine. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Beginning February 2018, codeine can no longer be purchased over the counter and is prescription only, although a there is an over the counter cough syrup called "Rikodeine" which contains Dihydrocodeine. (erowid.org)
  • For brands that may still be available, search under acetaminophen - codeine - caffeine. (medbroadcast.com)
  • The move has the support of a number of community pharmacists who have faced abuse when questioning people's demand for codeine tablets. (theage.com.au)
  • Mr Newton said there were some alternatives to the low-dose codeine tablets, such as ibuprofen and paracetamol combinations, that were more effective for treating pain. (theage.com.au)
  • The usual adult dosage for codeine sulfate tablets is 15 mg to 60 mg repeated up to every four hours as needed for pain. (rxlist.com)
  • Taking acetaminophen and codeine tablets with other opioid medicines, benzodiazepines, alcohol, or other central nervous system depressants (including street drugs) can cause severe drowsiness, decreased awareness, breathing problems, coma and death. (nih.gov)
  • The government has banned 14 fixed dose combination drugs including Nimesulide and Paracetamol dispersible tablets and Chlopheniramine Maleate and Codeine syrup citing there is "no therapeutic justification" for these medicines and that they may involve "risk" to people. (telegraphindia.com)
  • The banned drugs included those used for treating common infections, cough and fever -- combinations such as Nimesulide + Paracetamol dispersible tablets, Chlopheniramine Maleate + Codeine Syrup, Pholcodine +Promethazine, Amoxicillin + Bromhexine and Bromhexine + Dextromethorphan + Ammonium Chloride + Menthol, Paracetamol + Bromhexine+ Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine + Guaiphenesin and Salbutamol + Bromhexine. (telegraphindia.com)
  • Codeine sulfate tablets are contraindicated in children younger than 12 years of age and in children younger than 18 years of age following tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy. (medscape.com)
  • What is acetaminophen with codeine overdose? (healthline.com)
  • Acetaminophen with codeine is a prescription pain medication. (healthline.com)
  • Acetaminophen with codeine has many names. (healthline.com)
  • The prescribed dose of acetaminophen with codeine is based on your weight, age, and how much pain you're experiencing. (healthline.com)
  • Some people may take acetaminophen with codeine because it makes them feel high. (healthline.com)
  • Only people who've been prescribed acetaminophen with codeine should take it, and it should always be taken exactly as prescribed. (healthline.com)
  • A breastfeeding baby can overdose on acetaminophen with codeine if their mother is taking the medicine. (healthline.com)
  • Nursing mothers taking acetaminophen with codeine should consider bottle-feeding their babies. (healthline.com)
  • What are the symptoms of acetaminophen with codeine overdose? (healthline.com)
  • Someone who has overdosed on acetaminophen with codeine could be sent to the hospital. (healthline.com)
  • Acetaminophen/Codeine(By Mouth). (healthline.com)
  • previously had an allergic reaction to codeine or acetaminophen. (nih.gov)
  • What are the possible side effects of Vopac (Acetaminophen Codeine)? (experts123.com)
  • Common adverse effects associated with the use of codeine include drowsiness and constipation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The FDA has issued a warning to breastfeeding mothers taking codeine or related morphine derivatives who are ultra-rapid codeine metabolizers, as they may be putting their infants at an increased risk of morphine overdose. (snpedia.com)
  • A person may also experience respiratory depression as a reaction to an overdose of codeine .This causes the lungs to stop breathing. (heroin.org)
  • In these cases, the signs of morphine overdose developed within one to two days after the children started taking codeine. (rainbowkids.com)
  • Parents and caregivers should watch children receiving codeine for pain closely for signs of morphine overdose. (rainbowkids.com)
  • The interim decision by the Therapeutic Goods Administration follows escalating concerns over deaths and internal injuries caused by the abuse of popular drugs that mix codeine, a weak but potentially addictive opioid, with ibuprofen or paracetamol. (theage.com.au)
  • Fass environmental information for Citodon (codeine, paracetamol) (downloaded 2019-02-13). (janusinfo.se)
  • Senate President Bukola Saraki has said that codeine addiction issue won't fix itself and that it is everybody's problem. (punchng.com)
  • The number of Australians being treated for codeine addiction more than tripled over the decade to 2012-13, from 318 to more than 1000 a year. (theage.com.au)
  • Codeine cough syrup is causing alarming levels of opioid addiction across Nigeria, with millions of young people believed to be hooked. (wbur.org)
  • For a person to recover from codeine addiction-either with or without other drugs-he (or she) will need to directly address the damages that addiction has caused. (narconon.org)
  • Some of the main problems associated with codeine addiction are a lack of co-ordination and dulled responses to your environment or any activity you may be doing at the time. (heroin.org)
  • If you are addicted to codeine the best way to begin your treatment to become drug-free is to enter an addiction treatment facility. (heroin.org)
  • Codeine rehab can include physical detox, behavior modification and therapy to address the physical and psychological components of addiction. (opiates.com)
  • How Can you Spot a Codeine Addiction? (teenrehab.org)
  • If codeine is so accessible, how do you know if someone has an addiction to it? (teenrehab.org)
  • If someone you know exhibits signs of a codeine addiction, help them to seek professional medical support. (teenrehab.org)
  • The DEA places ketamine, testosterone, and Tylenol with codeine in this category. (reason.com)
  • These drugs are commonly known as Capital and Codeine or Tylenol with Codeine. (heroin.org)
  • Some of the more common types of opioids are hydrocodone (marketed as Vicodin), oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet), morphine (Kadian, Avinza) and codeine. (livescience.com)
  • The non-medical use of pharmaceutical opioids such as codeine is of increasing public health concern. (erowid.org)
  • Discussion and dissemination of indigenous harm reduction tactics included the learning to appreciate codeine's effect via moderated use in optimal settings, avoidance of tolerance by use of informed dosing schedules, cold water extraction of codeine, and using codeine as an alternative to stronger opioids. (erowid.org)
  • The most frequently prescribed opioids among women in and specific opioid medication, age group, U.S. geographic both groups were hydrocodone, codeine, and oxycodone. (cdc.gov)
  • While not indicated for around-the-clock therapy, when a patient who has been taking FIORINAL with CODEINE regularly and may be physically dependent no longer requires therapy with FIORINAL with CODEINE, taper the dose gradually, by 25% to 50% every 2 to 4 days, while monitoring carefully for signs and symptoms of withdrawal. (drugs.com)
  • Respiratory depression and death have occurred in children who received codeine following tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy and had evidence of being ultra-rapid metabolizers of codeine due to a CYP2D6 polymorphism. (rxlist.com)
  • On the other hand, 1-2% of Caucasians are considered ultrafast metabolizers of codeine. (snpedia.com)
  • Some children are "ultra-metabolizers" of codeine, causing their blood levels of medication to rise rapidly. (npr.org)
  • In August 2012, FDA warned the public that this danger exists for children who are "ultra-rapid metabolizers" of codeine, meaning that their liver converts codeine to morphine in higher than normal amounts. (rainbowkids.com)
  • These ultra-rapid metabolizers are more likely to have higher than normal amounts of morphine in their blood after taking codeine. (rainbowkids.com)
  • Selection of patients for treatment with codeine sulfate should be governed by the same principles that apply to the use of similar opioid analgesics. (rxlist.com)
  • Codeine belongs to the class of drugs called opiates (narcotics) analgesics and antitussives. (heroin.org)
  • Thanks to a submitter, we learned in January 2017 that we had missed that around twelve states in the U.S. offer low dose codeine (mostly as cough syrup) at some pharmacies without prescription. (erowid.org)
  • Arkansas allows pharmacists to sell low dose codeine cough syrup without a prescription. (erowid.org)
  • Codeine syrup and Alprazolam pills are sold at medical stores only on the prescription of Registered Medical Practitioners . (mid-day.com)
  • It is very common for people who want to obtain a high from codeine to drink cough syrup straight or take a combination of crushed pills mixed with water for fast absorption. (heroin.org)
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  • Officials found 70 pounds of marijuana and six bottles of prescription codeine cough syrup in a search of the luggage on the twin-engine Gulfstream jet. (nbcnews.com)
  • In cases of codeine abuse, cough syrup bottles are often found hidden under beds, chairs and in drawers. (dstv.com)
  • Codeine syrup mixed with soda can have street names such as purple drank, sizzup, or Texas tea. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Codeine may cause constipation which can be relieved with laxatives. (onteenstoday.com)
  • The recommended dose of codeine for pain relief for is 15 mg to 60 mg every 4 to 6 hours as required , not to exceed 360 mg in one day. (medbroadcast.com)
  • The recommended adult dose of codeine as a cough suppressant is 15 mg to 30 mg every 6 to 8 hours as needed, up to a maximum of 120 mg daily. (medbroadcast.com)
  • Some people may have allergic reactions to codeine, such as the swelling of skin and rashes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Codeine is an opiate and prodrug of morphine mainly used to treat pain, coughing, and diarrhea. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2013, about 361,000 kg (795,000 lb) of codeine were produced while 249,000 kg (549,000 lb) were used, which made it the most commonly taken opiate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Codeine is an opiate pain reliever that is used for mild to moderate pain. (narconon.org)
  • This could happen to a person who has been abusing codeine, but what is more likely is that a codeine abuser may add one or more other drugs to the mix or they may try migrating on to a stronger opiate drug. (narconon.org)
  • Narratives illustrated transitions between medical and non-medical use of codeine for dulling of emotional and/or physical pain, opiate withdrawal management and for intoxication. (erowid.org)
  • Codeine is derived from the opium poppy and is related to morphine and heroin. (heroin.org)
  • Codeine may be habit-forming, even at regular doses. (drugs.com)
  • PMID 1782973 ] Codeine is ineffective at typical doses in up to 10% of Caucasians carrying two nonfunctional CYP2D6 alleles. (snpedia.com)
  • These individuals respond very quickly even to small doses of codeine, which in some cases can be quite dangerous. (snpedia.com)
  • Even though the mother was given small codeine doses to treat episiotomy pain, morphine levels in the milk were abnormally high. (snpedia.com)
  • In addition to pain relief, codeine can lead to a pleasurable euphoric sensation if taken in higher doses. (mid-day.com)
  • Codeine is well known to become a habit forming or an addictive drug so taking more than the recommended dose or more frequent doses is not recommended. (heroin.org)
  • All of the children received doses of codeine that were within the typical dose range, meaning that they were not given extra amounts of the medication. (rainbowkids.com)
  • As codeine suppresses the central nervous system as well as the respiratory system, these higher doses could lead to serious breathing and cognitive problems. (dstv.com)
  • Products such as Tylenol II-IV, which contain less than 90 mg codeine per dosage unit, are Schedule III. (erowid.org)
  • How do People Acquire Codeine? (teenrehab.org)
  • Drastic measures to acquire codeine including frequent visits to multiple doctors, fabricating illnesses to receive prescriptions and stealing medication from friends and family. (teenrehab.org)
  • Codeine is turned into morphine in the liver by CYP2D6 which is what gives it its pain relieving properties. (snpedia.com)
  • Codeine is converted to morphine in the liver by an enzyme. (rainbowkids.com)
  • I was prescribed generic Codeine 3's (these pills had a M in a square on one side, and a large 3 on the other) for an injury/reoccurring pain I've been dealing with. (erowid.org)
  • Codeine sulfate is available in generic form. (rxlist.com)
  • In April, the FDA issued another warning saying that codeine and tramadol, another opioid pain medication, should not be used at all in children younger than 12, nor by women who are breast-feeding. (npr.org)
  • Codeine is a narcotic cough suppressant. (drugs.com)
  • Brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. (drugs.com)
  • If that means more expenditure so be it but the loss of a young life from the misuse of an addictive medication like codeine is astronomical to the community in social as well as economic terms,' he said. (theage.com.au)
  • Our Codeine sulfate Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication. (rxlist.com)
  • Codeine is no longer recommended for children, due to the increased risk of breathing difficulty and other complications of this medication. (medbroadcast.com)
  • Codeine is a narcotic pain medication also used for cough suppression. (opiates.com)
  • Pharmacy Guild National President George Tambassis said a 'real-time' system that tracked codeine individuals were buying would do more to prevent painkiller abuse - an initiative backed by the AMA. (theage.com.au)
  • For years the Food and Drug Administration has been trying to get doctors to quit prescribing codeine, an opioid painkiller, to children after getting their tonsils or adenoids out. (npr.org)
  • Codeine is the most frequently used painkiller in the united states. (heroin.org)
  • Codeine is a potentially addictive painkiller which can be used safely and effectively for some people. (opiates.com)
  • See https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/01/10/2014-00257/unapproved-and-misbranded-oral-and-injectable-drugs-labeled-for-prescription-use-containing-codeine#print_view . (erowid.org)
  • Pennsylvania allows the sale by pharmacists low dose codeine products, along with other Schedule V drugs (28 * 25.57. (erowid.org)
  • What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Codeine Sulfate? (rxlist.com)
  • Last night (July 8), the Chicago rapper, who just dropped his song 'Run' over the weekend, hit up his Twitter timeline to proclaim that he's officially quitting drugs like codeine. (xxlmag.com)
  • What kind of drugs can you take with codeine? (onteenstoday.com)
  • In some people, codeine breaks down rapidly in the liver and reaches higher than normal levels in the body. (drugs.com)
  • Codeine is metabolized by CYP2D6 , so variations in the CYP2D6 gene may influence the dose at which codeine is effective. (snpedia.com)
  • If CYP2D6 is not very active there will not be much morphine made and taking codeine will not be helpful for reducing pain. (snpedia.com)
  • Most of the reported cases occurred following tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy , and many of the children had evidence of being an ultra-rapid metabolizer of codeine due to a CYP2D6 polymorphism. (medscape.com)
  • Children are often prescribed codeine for pain relief after surgery to remove their tonsils or adenoids to treat chronic tonsillitis or sleep apnea, a condition in which breathing problems make it hard for them to sleep soundly. (rainbowkids.com)
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking steps to warn about the use of codeine to relieve children's pain after surgery to remove their tonsils or adenoids. (rainbowkids.com)
  • Some children have had very bad and sometimes deadly breathing problems when using codeine after surgery to remove tonsils or adenoids. (aarppharmacy.com)
  • It is primarily used to help treat the symptoms this lessening the suffering a patient may have associated with their pain, but codeine does not cure the problem or help speed the patient's recovery. (heroin.org)
  • When used to treat symptoms of pain codeine works by changing the body's sensory to pain. (heroin.org)
  • Withdrawal symptoms to codeine tend to peak after 48 hours of not taking this drug. (heroin.org)
  • The use of codeine by some nursing mothers may lead to life-threatening side effects in the baby. (drugs.com)
  • What Are Side Effects of Codeine Sulfate? (rxlist.com)
  • These side effects, while uncomfortable, are not where the person who becomes addicted to codeine really plays the price. (narconon.org)
  • Codeine may cause certain side effects. (heroin.org)
  • Since the user is mostly unaware of how much codeine he or she is ingesting, the chances of developing serious side effects and long-term damage are much higher. (dstv.com)
  • What should you know about the side effects of codeine? (onteenstoday.com)
  • However, taking a high dose of any codeine-laced substance will undoubtedly have adverse effects on the person taking it. (dstv.com)
  • Providers are advised to prescribe codeine-containing products at the lowest necessary dose for the shortest amount of time to breastfeeding mothers. (snpedia.com)
  • You're basically rolling the dice when you prescribe codeine," he says. (npr.org)
  • The chemical reactions and pathways involving codeine, an alkaloid found in the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum var. (mcw.edu)
  • brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine will not treat a cough that is caused by smoking , asthma , or emphysema . (drugs.com)
  • Iowa allows pharmacists to sell Schedule V drug preparations, including low dose codeine products, according to 657-10.31(124,155A). See https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/iac/chapter/657.10.pdf and https://coolice.legis.iowa.gov/Cool-ICE/default.asp?category=billinfo&service=IowaCode&input=124.212 . (erowid.org)
  • If you use codeine while you are pregnant, your baby could become dependent on the drug. (drugs.com)
  • Codeine is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription. (drugs.com)
  • Codeine is increasingly a drug of abuse in Australia,' the TGA ruling stated. (theage.com.au)
  • Codeine sulfate is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) drug used to treat mild to moderate pain. (rxlist.com)
  • As pro-drug, codeine is not active until it has been metabolised into morphine . (snpedia.com)
  • Houston seems to be the local center for drug abuse of codeine, and music groups in that area glorify the use of the drug in their songs. (narconon.org)
  • The Food and Drug Administration says codeine painkillers shouldn't be given to children under age 12. (npr.org)
  • Codeine is a prescription drug used for mild to moderate pain relief and the anxiety that comes along with severe pain. (heroin.org)
  • Recreation drug abuse of codeine is very common. (heroin.org)
  • A new boxed warning-FDA's strongest warning-will be added to the drug label of codeine-containing products about the risk of codeine to manage pain in children after a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy. (rainbowkids.com)
  • Due to it being relatively cheap, and the fact that several high-profile celebrities endorse the use of codeine-laced drinks, the popularity of the drug has skyrocketed in recent years. (dstv.com)
  • Over time, the user develops a codeine tolerance and therefore a higher dose of the drug is needed. (dstv.com)
  • Codeine is a legal drug administered for pain relief and cough suppression. (teenrehab.org)
  • "Nod and wave: an Internet study of the codeine intoxication phenomenon" Int J Drug Policy . (erowid.org)
  • The aim of the study was to describe codeine intoxication experiences amongst recreational drug users, as posted on public Internet forums. (erowid.org)
  • Codeine-only products can be obtained with a prescription as a time release tablet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each tablet contains 15, 30, or 60 mg of codeine sulfate and the following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, and stearic acid. (rxlist.com)
  • This misuse of codeine is ingested by teens the same way they use alcohol, to relax and become intoxicated or to be at ease in a social situation. (heroin.org)
  • Tolerance to many of the effects of codeine, including its therapeutic effects, develops with prolonged use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Once a person builds a tolerance through regular use, more and more codeine is needed to achieve desired effects. (opiates.com)
  • North Carolina has legal over the counter (OTC) sales of codeine, including the brand Cheratussin (10mg codeine + 100mg guaifenesin per 5ml). (erowid.org)
  • Can u take antihistamines with codeine? (onteenstoday.com)
  • Antihistamines: concomitant administration of codeine and antihistamines with sedative properties may cause increased CNS depression and/or respiratory depression and/or hypotension. (onteenstoday.com)
  • Late last year the Australian Government Department of Health announced funding for the National Rural Health Alliance to support the delivery of information to people living in rural and remote areas about changes to the availability of medicines containing codeine. (ruralhealth.org.au)
  • Life-threatening respiratory depression and death have occurred in children who received codeine. (medscape.com)
  • Found in over-the-counter cough mixtures, codeine is a substance known for its pain-relieving properties while also assisting in suppressing persistent cough. (dstv.com)
  • Indiana probably allowa pharmacist-only sales of low dose codeine products from Indiana's Schedule V under their "exempt narcotics" rule. (erowid.org)
  • This company produced morphine, codeine, synthetic and semisynthetic narcotics from the raw materials gum opium and poppy straw concentrate. (cdc.gov)
  • Codeine is used to treat mild to moderate pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Codeine is usually prescribed for mild pain. (livescience.com)
  • Codeine sulfate is an opioid analgesic indicated for the relief of mild to moderately severe pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate. (rxlist.com)