Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Words related to codeine

References in periodicals archive ?
Respiratory depression and death have occurred in children who received codeine following tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy and had evidence of being ultra-rapid metabolizers of codeine due to a CYP2D6 polymorphism.
You further admitted to having taken codeine phosphate on other occasions.
Of course, OTC products containing codeine are safe and effective when used according to the instructions but there is a risk of addiction if used for longer periods or at higher doses than stated on the pack.
was charged with possessing promazepam and tramadol pills and consuming morphine, cocaine and codeine.
A closer look at the labels, however, reveals that the vast majority contain either ibuprofen or paracetamol, sometimes in combination with caffeine or a mild opioid such as codeine.
The decision document continued: "The allegation that the registrant faces, is that he inappropriately consumed liquid Codeine Phosphate, which he had taken from the medicine cupboard.
Patients taking codeine for more than 180 days are at increased risk for cardiovascular events, and those taking oxycodone or codeine for only 30 days are at increased risk for mortality due to any cause.
Confirmatory testing revealed codeine and morphine.
6-AM is a unique metabolite of heroin (3,6 diacetylmorphine) and cannot be synthesized in the body from other opioids such as codeine or morphine.
Researchers at the University of Calgary have discovered the unique genes that allow the opium poppy to make codeine and morphine, thus opening doors to alternate methods of producing these effective painkillers either by manufacturing them in a lab or controlling the production of these compounds in the plant.
At Teesside Crown Court the defendant, who was living in Darlington, County Durham, was convicted by a jury unanimously of unlawfully administering a poison - the adult painkiller codeine - so as to endanger life, child cruelty and attempted murder after a two-week trial.
The present study therefore aims to explore the genotoxic potential of some commonly used opioids like codeine, dextromethorphan and dextropropoxyphene in swiss albino mice.
PRODUCTS containing codeine should be sold on prescription only, it has been claimed.
ISSUE: In this Indiana Case a nurse administered twice the prescribed amount of Capital of Codeine to a nine-year-old boy while he was in the recovery room in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) of in an ambulatory surgi-center after an adenoidectomy was performed on him.
The Food and Drug Administration has advised patients and physicians that some women metabolize codeine so quickly that levels of morphine, a codeine metabolite, in breast milk can threaten the lives of nursing babies.