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Effects Of Snorting Codeine Pills

Snorting Codeine

What Is Codeine? Codeine is used to relieve mild to moderate pain. It is also used, usually in combination with other medications, to reduce coughing. Codeine will help relieve symptoms but will not treat the cause of symptoms or speed recovery. Codeine belongs to a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics and to a class of medications called antitussives. When codeine is used to treat pain, it works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. When codeine is used to reduce coughing, it works by decreasing the activity in the part of the brain that causes coughing. [1] Codeine may be habit-forming or may cause drug addiction. You have to take Codeine exactly as directed. Do not take more of it, take it more often, or take it in a different way than directed by your doctor. While taking Codeine, discuss with your healthcare provider your pain treatment goals, length of treatment, and other ways to manage your pain. Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family: Drinks or has ever drunk large amounts of alcohol or had a history of alcohol abuse Uses or has ever used street drugs Has prescription drug addiction…