What Are The Uses Of Codeine?
Codeine, an opiate, is used in the treatment of following conditions:
What Are The Side Effects Of Codeine?
The common side effects of Codeine are:
Sometimes severe ( but rare) side effects are:
- Allergic reactions of skin
- Breathing difficulties
- Dry mouth
- Urinary retention
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Codeine?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hyper sensitivity towards the drug codeine or any other allergies.
- Thyroid problems.
- Adrenal gland dysfunction.
- Drug abuse.
- Alcohol intoxication.
- Low blood pressure.
- Decreased lung function.
- Intestinal blocks.
- Liver diseases.
- Gall bladder problems.