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Codeine lethal dose

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Codeine only 1 day: The short half-life of Codeine in serum is only 2-4 hours. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 4*6/24=1 ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
No - so don't.: 60mg in one dose is the safe max. You can take this as often as 4X per day - but don't make the time span too close. You can become unresponsive/uncon... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Six hours: I suggest six hours because the half-life of Codeine is somewhere between one and three hours. That means that half of your dose of Codeine is metabol... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Would need more info: Without knowing her weight, why you are giving it, and what form the codeine is in, it would be dangerous to speculate. For kids, if you are using cod... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 54 years experience
Pain where?: If in the neck see a thyroidologist. If just any other pain for which you were given Codeine you can take it whether or not you are taking thyroid med... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Wine: Codeine and alcohol don't mix well so please don't drink when you are taking pain releivers
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Speak to prescriber: according to drugs.com, sertraline can reduce the effectiveness of codiene at time necessitating and increased dose of pain med. Definitely something ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Anti-Aging Medicine 43 years experience
2,000 mg is max: Have you ever tried Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) for your headaches? It's a combination of aspirin, caffein, and butalbital. In my exp... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Munir Merchant
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Oxycodone conversion: It is better to contact your prescribing physician since one has to take cross -tolerance into consideration for opioid rotation.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
The half life of a drug is the term used to describe when 1/2 has been metabolized and left the body. For this drug it is about 3 hours. After 4 half ... Read More

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