It functions to stop pain signals from reaching the rest of the body by blocking the central nervous system and the brain. It also lessens the tension and worry brought on by discomfort.
Codeine injections are usually given in hospitals. Instead, you can buy lower-strength Codeine from the pharmacy.
Codeine is not approved for the children under the age of 12 years. Children ranging from the age of 12 – 18 years can take Codeine for pain or diarrhoea.
Several risks are associated with Codeine such as bloating, blurred vision, trouble in breathing, increased or decreased heartbeat, sudden change in blood pressure (low or high), darkening of skin and many more.
Codeine is a prescription-only medicine. Codeine is legal to buy online or offline when prescribed by the doctor.