17 Aug 2009
Anything with codeine has the potential for abuse. Codeine is considered a narcotic, and narcotics work by binding to the opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord to reduce pain, and give off a euphoric feeling, or a high. While prometh with codeine is not a strong narcotic, it is a narcotic none the less and should be used by the person it is prescribed for ONLY and be stored so children don't have access to it.
- Codeine / Promethazine Information for Consumers
- Codeine / Promethazine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Codeine / Promethazine (detailed)
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