Codeine

BreastfeedingGeriatricPediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Actacode; Calcidrine; Cheracol; Codicept; Codiforton; Guiatuss AC; Halotussin (Watson); Novahistine DH; Nucofed (Monarch); Paveral; Robitussin AC (Wyeth); Solcodein; Tricodein; Tussar-2; Tussi-Organidin (MedPointe)
  • INDICATIONS: Pain, cough suppressant
  • SYNONYM: methylmorphine
  • CLASS: Opiate agonist, Opioids
  • HALF-LIFE: 2.5–4 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Alcohol, Cinacalcet, CNS depressants, Delavirdine, MAO inhibitors, Mianserin, Terbinafine, Tipranavir

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

DEATH RELATED TO ULTRA-RAPID METABOLISM OF CODEINE TO MORPHINE

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Our database has 42 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
NAILS.
MUCOSAL.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
GENITOURINARY.
LOCAL.
RENAL.
RESPIRATORY.
OTHER.


Page last updated 08/17/2019

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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