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for you. All narcotics have anti-tussive properties.  Codeine is actually converted to an active metabolite-- morphine... again. I find that either normethadone (Cophylac) or hydromorphone (Dilaudid) are more effective than either codeine or hydrocodone...
a developing baby is the first few weeks after conception. Fortunately, neither morphine nor panadine (codeine....   As far as the morphine goes- a baby doesn't begin to  share nutrients through the blood until about 6...
Codeine Use in Certain Children After Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy: Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Rare, But Life-Thr by FDA (genetic) ability to convert codeine into life-threatening or fatal amounts of morphine in the body...). Some people have DNA variations that make this enzyme more active, causing codeine to be converted to morphine...
FDA Warns Breastfeeding Moms: Genes and Codeine Risk by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert the body and is metabolized, it changes to morphine, which relieves pain. Many factors affect codeine... and may change codeine to morphine more rapidly and completely than other people. Nursing mothers taking codeine...
Codeine Blues: End of the Line for an Opiate with Issues by Dirk H. Patient Expert that enhance codeine metabolism to morphine.” In 2007, following the death of an infant nursed by a codeine... population. The number of people in danger of experiencing high morphine levels after codeine use range...
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Codeine use in certain children after tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy may lead to rare, but li by FDA of an inherited (genetic) ability to convert codeine into life-threatening or fatal amounts of morphine...     When codeine is ingested, it is converted to morphine in the liver by an enzyme called cytochrome P450 2D6...
Codeine, Breastfeeding and Your Genes by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Some women carry multiple copies of a gene that metabolizes codeine into morphine. These women... dose of codeine, it is rapidly converted to unusually high levels of morphine. For new mothers...
FDA Warnings, Breast Feeding and Codeine by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor . It only works by being converted to another substance in the body. In codeine's case, that substance is morphine. That's correct, codeine is really morphine. So what happens in these new babies...
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Safety review update of codeine use in children; new Boxed Warning and Contraindication on use af by FDA to morphine by the liver.  These children had evidence of being ultra-rapid metabolizers of codeine... when codeine is converted in the body to high levels of morphine. However, this contraindication applies...
Problems with Codeine for Post-Op Pain Relief in Children by Dr. Charlotte Thompson Medical Doctor " after use of the drug. This is apparently due to a genetic defect where the codeine is converted into a morphine... I have never understood why physicians use codeine with children for pain relief after surgery...

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Treatment ... u have more severe symptoms, an opiate-based analgesic, such as codeine, or morphine, may be required. Constipation is a common ... » Read on
Treatment ... u have more severe symptoms, an opiate-based analgesic, such as codeine or morphine may be required. ... » Read on