Top 20 Doctor insights on: How long do i have to wait to drink after taking a codeine

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How long do I have to wait to drink after taking a codeine?

At least...: Six hours for light drinking, 12 to 24 for heavier - which you should not do in any case. ...Read more

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How long after taking codeine can I drink?

How long after taking codeine can I drink?

12 hours: The half life of Codeine is about 3 hours. To be safe I would wait at least 12 hours after taking Codeine before you consume alcohol. ...Read more

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How bad for the body is it drink codeine after the pain it was prescribed for is gone?

How bad for the body is it drink codeine after the pain it was prescribed for is gone?

Yes: Why would anyone want to take a pain medication or narcotic when there is no indication.

The less medication that one takes the better they are. ...Read more

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I have 75ml of codeine syrup, I'll be okay if drink it all within a 2 hour time span? Note that I bought this from a dealer

I have 75ml of codeine syrup, I'll be okay if drink it all within a 2 hour time span? Note that I bought this from a dealer

Overdosing yourself!: You will be overdosing yourself causing respiratory depression and its consequences. The purity of buying it from a dealer highly questionable! Strongly urge you not to do this! ...Read more

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Can I take codeine for back pain and drink alcohol?

Can I take codeine for back pain and drink alcohol?

Not advised!: Per drugs. Com: "This may increase nervous system side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, difficulty concentrating, and impairment in thinking and judgment. In severe cases, low blood pressure, respiratory distress, fainting, coma, or even death may occur." ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink mom's codeine cough syrup that expires in 2008?

Is it safe to drink mom's codeine cough syrup that expires in 2008?

No...: First, only mom should be taking her prescription cough medicine. If you have a cough, you need to be evaluated by your doctor as you may not have the same diagnosis as your mom. Secondly, if the medicine has expired, it should be thrown away. Expiration dates are there for a reason and you do not want to risk your health by consuming expired meds. ...Read more

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Is it okay to mix codeine cough syrup and monster energy drink?

Is it okay to mix codeine cough syrup and monster energy drink?

A/W Dr. Wartenberg: Codeine is a drug. Caffeine is basically a drug. Why would you ever want to mix these two substances???? The monster drink is full of sugar & caffeine. ...Read more

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Codeine cough syrup & monster energy drink, is it okay to mix the 2?

Codeine cough syrup & monster energy drink, is it okay to mix the 2?

No contraindication: But am concerned about the reasons for taking both. Energy drinks are essentially caffeine, with some of them containing herbal remedies like ginko and often containing vitamins (which are mostly useless, and are just urinated out if you take excess amounts). People who feel tired should treat the cause of being tired, and not use stimulants (whether caffeine or others) - a vicious cycle develops. ...Read more

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I took Tylenol with codeine this morning at 8 when can I drink alcohol?

I took Tylenol with codeine this morning at 8 when can I drink alcohol?

Never: Alcohol is a poison that never did anybody any good. Stay away from it.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Had tonsillitis for a month won't go away been drinking ginger tea, using difflam forte, Ibuprofen plus codeine what else pain is unbearable?

Had tonsillitis for a month won't go away been drinking ginger tea, using difflam forte, Ibuprofen plus codeine what else pain is unbearable?

ENT: Unsure if you can get codeine without prescription so if you have not seen a doctor, see one immediately for treatment. But if you have and there is still no relief, see and Ear Nose and Throat specialist. Hope you feel better ...Read more

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Chronic cough in a 65 year-old semi-retired computer software engineer living in Las Vegas. How to resolve the cough and prevent recurrences.....?

Chronic cough in a 65 year-old semi-retired computer software engineer living in Las Vegas. How to resolve the cough and prevent recurrences.....?

Chronic Cough: 65 year old East Asian American gentleman presents with persistent cough lasting about 2 weeks but now has persisted >8 weeks at night. No complaint of fever, night sweats, hemoptysis. Cough relieved by sitting up.
Assessment and plan.
Chronic cough that does not go away can be a sign of tuberculosis or pertussis. You need to have a TB test ...Read more

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I am taking amoxicillin and Tylenol/codeine, how long do I have to wait before I can have a glass of wine?

I am taking amoxicillin and Tylenol/codeine, how long do I have to wait before I can have a glass of wine?

Drug interactions: There are no drug interactions listed but in general not a good idea to have lots of alcohol when taking tylenol (which is metabolized by the liver) and when you might be driving and you don't want to be driving "buzzed". ...Read more

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How long do they have to wait after their last dose of codeine for their first dose of tramadol? They are 14 male

How long do they have to wait after their last dose of codeine for their first dose of tramadol? They are 14 male

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 metabolized in somewhere between one and three hours and half of the residual is metabolized in another three hours. Usually in the young healthy person I would expect the metabolism to be a lot quicker than any older person.
So by six hours in a 14-year-ol. ...Read more

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If regular tylenol (acetaminophen) is not working how long should I wait to take a tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine?

If regular tylenol (acetaminophen) is not working how long should I wait to take a tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine?

Timing: You can wait about 4 hours between the doses, it depends how much tylenol (acetaminophen) you just took before. Remember that codiene is reserved for moderate pain and my make you drowsy. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of taking codeine. I have been taking 1 year prescribed by go for pain worried about the long term effects 30mg x 4 a d?

What are the long term effects of taking codeine. I have been taking 1 year prescribed by go for pain worried about the long term effects 30mg x 4 a d?

Narcotic addiction: Long term effects of taking any narcotic are physical and emotional addiction and tolerance to the medication. Codeine causes nausea that often gets better with time, but the constipation will persist. Talk with your doctor about alternative solutions. ...Read more

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I'm having zydol withdrawal, I don't think it'll last long coz I wasn't taking them long but can I take codeine for the next day or two?

Ultram dependance: Zydol is an opiate with the potential of causing dependance. Using another opiate to control withdrawals will not fix your problem. This is something you need to discuss with you doctor who may be able to formulate a better long term plan for you. ...Read more