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What is effect of codeine on children?
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Pediatrics 56 years experience
Codeine: Codeine, at the proper dosage, can relieve pain and suppress cough. However, it can also cause a child to stop breathing when used during the post-operative period (after surgery). Frequent usage can cause addiction.
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