Codeine is a drug used to treat pain, coughing, and diarrhea by increasing the threshold for pain without impairing consciousness or altering other sensory functions. Opiates such as codeine are derived from the poppy plant, Papaver somniferum (Papaveraceae).
Since the Drug Enforcement Administration classified it as a Schedule III drug, It is often combined with syrup. Codeine Syrup is perfectly legal to purchase and consumed.
pain relief is the primary goal for enhancing the quality of life of patients and for increasing the ability of patients to engage in day to day activities. Codeine, an opioid analgesic, was originally approved in the US in 1950
It is very easy to overdose on Codeine Promethazine Syrup,
Effects of Codeine syrup include:
Loss of coordination
Cravings and addiction