What are the Medical Uses for Codeine?
The U.S. is seeing the sad and often deadly effects of opioids every day. It’s been declared a national epidemic and a public health crisis, but opioids continue to wreak havoc on the lives of people, communities and the nation as a whole.
Opioids, despite the damage they can cause, are often used for medical reasons, and the majority of the opioids that are abused and lead to overdoses in the U.S. are prescription pain relievers. It leaves people wondering what the medical uses are for these drugs.
One such opioid is codeine, and below is an overview of the uses for codeine.
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