• aspirin
  • Therefore, a prescription for tablets containing 325 mg of aspirin and 30 mg of codeine can be written "ASA gr. v c̄ cod. (wikipedia.org)
  • ingredient
  • Codeine is extremely effective as an antitussive and, until similar-acting synthetic compounds were identified, codeine was a very common ingredient in nonprescription cough medications. (prezi.com)
  • phosphate
  • As it is used in a different way than basic salts of codeine like the phosphate or hydrochloride owing to its below-mentioned dual action, it is considered to be a different drug related to codeine rather than merely a salt of it in many contexts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Painkillers
  • We have previously seen that large users of codeine preparations often use benzodiazepines (anxiolytics- and hypnotics) or carisoprodol (muscle relaxants /painkillers) in addition. (innovations-report.com)
  • medicines
  • 98 of the 181 drivers exposed to codeine who were included in the study had also been dispensed other medicines with abuse potential in the week prior to the accident. (innovations-report.com)
  • dependence
  • Codeine dependence is possible, but not very common. (prezi.com)
  • One sign of dependence is feeling that you must take codeine to prevent withdrawal symptoms. (healthline.com)
  • Dependence can occur if you take codeine for more than a few weeks or if you take more than the prescribed dosage. (healthline.com)
  • Unfortunately, it's also possible to develop codeine dependence even if you take the drug exactly as your doctor prescribes. (healthline.com)
  • Numero Group
  • In February 2012, Codeine announced it would perform on the request of Mogwai at All Tomorrow's Parties' sister event, I'll Be Your Mirror, on 26 May 2012 in London, United Kingdom at Alexandra Palace, along with other shows, to commemorate a comprehensive reissue of their recordings by The Numero Group in June 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • narcotic
  • Treats diarrhea (constipating side effect) Indications Codeine is a weak narcotic used as an antitussive and analgesic to relieve mild to moderate pain. (prezi.com)
  • prescription
  • Codeine is also used to treat diarrhea and diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome, although loperamide (which is available without a prescription for milder diarrhea), diphenoxylate, paregoric or even laudanum are more frequently used to treat severe diarrhea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Codeine-only products can be obtained with a prescription as a time release tablet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Codeine is a prescription drug used to treat mild to moderately severe pain. (healthline.com)
  • In this new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, anonymised data from the Norwegian Prescription Database and Road Traffic Accident Register was used to study whether codeine- or tramadol users have an increased risk of being involved in a traffic accident with personal injury. (innovations-report.com)
  • Exposure" is defined as the first 7 days after the dispensing of a prescription for a codeine- or tramadol preparation. (innovations-report.com)
  • The study showed that the risk of being involved in a road traffic accident with personal injury was twice as high in the period after having a prescription for codeine dispensed. (innovations-report.com)
  • pain
  • Codeine is used to treat mild to moderate pain and to relieve cough. (wikipedia.org)
  • As it is a bromide in addition to a codeine salt, it has a dual mechanism of action and is indicated for pain with insomnia or nervousness and violent coughing. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is time to phase out the use of codeine as a pain reliever because of its significant risks and ineffectiveness as an analgesic, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj101411.pdf . (redorbit.com)
  • Although codeine has been used for pain relief for more than 200 years, it has never been subjected to the rigorous regulatory and safety requirements applied to all new drugs and its pharmacokinetics are unpredictable. (redorbit.com)
  • Because the need for oral pain control is so pervasive, the potential risk associated with codeine must be mitigated," write pediatricians Drs. Noni MacDonald, Section Editor, Public Health, CMAJ and Dr. Stuart MacLeod, University of British Columbia. (redorbit.com)
  • Codeine is an opioid pain medication. (cigna.com)
  • Addiction
  • Taking codeine regularly for more than three days can lead to addiction to the medicine and withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking it. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • pharmacist
  • For other people it may mean that the codeine is less effective, so if you find this medicine doesn't relieve your symptoms well enough you should consult your doctor or pharmacist. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • drug
  • Codeine-containing cough syrup such as Robitussin is a Schedule V drug and potential abuse is considered to be minor. (prezi.com)
  • As your body becomes more tolerant of codeine, your cells begin needing the drug to function properly. (healthline.com)
  • Your doctor will likely advise you to taper off your codeine use slowly rather than suddenly stopping the drug. (healthline.com)
  • moderate
  • However, sporadic or moderate use of codeine alone does not carry an increased risk, according to a newly published study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. (innovations-report.com)
  • One can conclude that sporadic or moderate use of codeine alone to a small degree increases the chance of being involved in accidents with personal injury. (innovations-report.com)