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Codine is a common misspelling of codeine.

What is codeine (codine)?

Codeine (codine) works in certain areas of the brain and nervous system to decrease pain.

Codeine (codine) is a narcotic analgesic used for treating mild to moderate pain. Codeine (codine) is also used to treat diarrhea and to supress coughing (antitussive).

Codeine (codine) may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

Codeine (codine) is sometimes marketed in combination preparations with other pain killing medicines such as acetaminophen or aspirin or with NSAID's (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen. These combinations provide greater pain relief than either agent alone (drug synergy).

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