Codeine

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Codeine is a narcotic pain reliever that is used to treat pain, cough, and diarrhea but typically it is used to treat moderate pain. It is a member of a drug class that is known as an opioid analgesic.it works in the brain and helps your body to heal from pain.

Use of Codeine

It is used to treat mild to moderate pain and commonly it is used to treat surgical dental pain. Codeine is used to relieve coughing in adults and also used to treat diarrhea and diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome.

Side effects of Codeine

The symptoms of side effects include :

If you face any side effects from this medicine then contact your doctor.

Precautions

  • You can take this medicine for moderate pain without the prescription of a doctor but take the doses in limit and if you are not getting well then go to the doctor.
  • If you are taking codeine yourself then make sure, If you are already taking any medicine then do not take codeine with that medicine.
  • If you have ever faced allergies to codeine then tell your doctor about it otherwise it can cause serious allergies in your body.
  • Before using this medicine tell your doctor about your medical history, in particular- brain disorders like any serious head injury and tumor in your brain or seizures and any breathing problems like asthma and if you faced sleep apnoea, kidney disease, liver disease, personal or family history of substance use disorder.
  • This medicine may make you dizzy or sleepy. So, avoid driving and any physical activity.
  • If you are an alcohol consumer then tell your doctor otherwise it can make you more dizzy and sleepy and maybe you face some serious side effects.
  • Do not give this medicine to children and any older adults without the prescription of a doctor.
  • Take the dose of medicine according to the prescription and do not take any extra dose it can cause an overdose.
  • Do not take it in the long term if you feel good and you think you do not need the medicine then go to the doctor and get a medical checkup and try to avoid it in the long term that can cause addiction.