What is Codeine Used For? | Codeine for Pain Dosage
There is a lot of discussion surrounding prescription pain medications, particularly in the U.S. right now. For years prescription painkillers were given pretty often to patients, but now as the U.S. grapples with an opioid epidemic, which is in large part due to the over-prescription of these drugs, there is more focus on what these substances are, and how they affect the user.
One prescription opioid, also known as a narcotic, is codeine. Codeine is a controlled substance, meaning that if you use it without a prescription or in a way other than how it’s prescribed, it’s considered drug abuse.
So, what is codeine used for? What is codeine prescribed for?
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