Codeine is a narcotic pain reliever and a medicine which is used for suppressing cough. The drug is similar to the hydrocodone and morphine. Small amount of codeine gets converted into morphine in our body. People buy Codeine online to get relieved from pain and to decrease discomfort.
Codeine binds to the receptors of the brain and help transmitting the pain sensation all through the brain and body. It increases tolerance towards the pain and decrease the discomfort. In addition to the pain reduction, codeine can also ease breathing. When combined with aspirin or acetaminophen it can become a more effective pain reliever.
Codeine is addictive or habit forming. It can result in mental or physical dependence but cannot cause any harm when taken only for a short-term. It should not be taken during pregnancy as it can cause opioid withdrawal syndrome that can become life-threatening if not treated on time. It is a prescription medicine and the dose should be decided by the physician only. Dosages of the medicine depend on its strength, physical condition of the patient and response towards the treatment.
Some of the most frequent side effects of the codeine are dizziness, lightheadedness, vomiting, sedation, shortness of breath, allergic reactions, constipation, rashes, itching and abdominal pain. Some of the serious side effects of the codeine are life threatening depression, low blood pressure, adrenal insufficiency, accidental ingestion of codeine.
Dosage of codeine should be taken strictly as directed by the doctor. The usual adult dose is 15-60 mg in every 4-6 hours as required. The maximum dose for the treatment of cough is 120 mg in a day.
Codeine can impair the thinking process and the physical abilities that are required for driving and for operating machinery. It should never be taken with alcohol or other sedatives because it can impair your brain further and can cause confusion. There are drugs which can stimulate or even block the opioid receptors.
It is not safe to take codeine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding a baby. You need to report to your doctor if you are on this medicine and nursing a baby. You can buy cheap codeine online from a certified pharmacy or buy codeine in USA.