Addiction Topic Keyword: Codeine Use (p. 1 of 1)

  • Medical Complications Associated With Codeine Abuse

    Medical Complications Associated With Codeine Abuse

    Codeine is a medication that falls into two different categories, an opiate analgesic for treating mild to moderate pain and antitussives to reduce coughing. Codeine is also available combined with acetaminophen, aspirin and is combined in some cough and cold medications. Codeine changes the way the body senses pain and when used to reduce coughs, codeine reduces activity in the brain that's...

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