A 40-year-old member asked:

How much codeine cough syrup do somebody have to take to overdose?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 28 years experience
It depends: It depends on the weight of the person, the amount of confine in the product, and the other ingredients. If there is Acetaminophen in the syrup, an overdose can be fatal. Seek medical attention now.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for me to take too much codeine cough syrup?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management 37 years experience
Absolutely!: Codeine is a narcotic. Although weaker than many narcotics, it still has the same potential side effects from addiction to constipation, respiratory depression, and death. Only use according to prescription instructions and no more.
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