What is Codeine?
Promethazine codeine, However, this medication can be harmful when mixed with other suppressants such as alcohol. It is prescribed medicine, and the user can Buy Codeine Online after taking a prescription from his doctor. Primarily it is a controlled substance as Drug Enforcement Administration has classified it as a schedule II-controlled drug substance.
Uses of Promethazine codeine
The medical professionals have classified Codeine as a pain-relieving medicine and approved for limited medical purposes due to its high potential for abuse. This pain killer is used to treat pain, such as pain after injury or operation. This medicine is also used for long-standing illness when everyday pain relievers such as ibuprofen, aspirin, and paracetamol have not worked. Sometimes, people also take Codeine for the treatment of diarrhea.
People may also Order Codeine Online for the treatment of other medical conditions not given in this drug guide. We will advise you; use such medication only when indicated by a doctor or medical expert.
Mechanism of Action
Codeine is an opioid (narcotic) analgesic, associated with morphine, but with less potent analgesic properties. It is selective for the mu receptors, but with a much weaker affinity than morphine. It works by increasing pain tolerance and decreasing discomfort.
Adverse Effects of codeine
Sometimes, this narcotic pain reliever can cause specific adverse effects such as overdose, withdrawal symptoms, and allergic reactions. However, these adverse symptoms are rare and occur only in some unsuitable conditions. Most of its side effects arise due to misuse or abuse of medication. In some unknown situations, its side effects can occur even when used as recommended.
Symptoms of overdose of codeine
- Slow or irregular heartbeat
- bluish lips or skin
- constricted, pinpoint, or small pupils (black part of the eye)
- decreased awareness or responsiveness
- chest pain or discomfort
- extreme sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
Unknown symptoms of Promethazine codeine
- No blood pressure or pulse, no breathing, fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse, constipation
- pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
- dizziness, unusual tiredness or weakness, indigestion
- pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin, unconsciousness
- redness of your face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
- nausea, stopping of the heart, sweating, vomiting
- dizziness, lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
- fainting, fast, weak pulse, feeling of warmth, fever, etc.
Warnings & Precautions of Promethazine codeine
People should use this medication, as indicated by their doctor. They should read their prescription label very sincerely and follow all directions given in the drug guide.
A user may use such medication by mouth with or without food, as indicated by a doctor or pharmacist. People should inform their healthcare provider if they have any severe medical condition. They should also talk to their doctor if they experience any abnormal condition while taking treatment through Codeine.
Death associated with ultra-rapid metabolism of Codeine to Morphine
Codeine use can cause respiratory depression and even death, especially in children who take this opioid in the post operating period. Deaths have also occurred in newborn babies who were exposed to high levels of morphine in breast milk. Some other conditions are also possible and can cause death.
Misuse and Abuse of Promethazine codeine
Codeine is an opioid agonist and a schedule II-controlled substance due to its high potential for abuse or misuse. Drug abusers and people with addiction seek such opioids. Misuse or abuse of such high potential medications can cause life-threatening symptoms such as drug addiction, allergic reactions, adverse effects, and death.