Has the time come to phase out codeine?
- Phenotypes and codeine toxicity: the hidden dangers. Bell, Edward A. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Jan2013, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p15
The article discusses the potential dangers of codeine.
- hydrocodone:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p112
An encyclopedia entry for hydrocodone is presented, which refers to a narcotic analgesic drug related to codeine.
- Codeine Plus Acetaminophen: Benefits and Side Effects. Walling, Anne D. // American Family Physician;11/15/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p2302
States that although the combination of Codeine and Acetaminophen is believed to enhance the analgesic effect without increasing side effects, the efficacy and safety of the combination has not been determined. De Craen and colleagues' review of the evidences comparing acetaminophen alone and...
- if pain persists. Fittall, Karen // Australian Table;Nov2002, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p148
Discusses the types of painkillers. Use of the paracetamol group for mild pain; Utilization of the codeine group for moderate pain; Examples of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for moderate pain.
- Subjective, psychomotor, and analgesic effects of oral codeine and morphine in healthy volunteers. Walker, D. J.; Zacny, James P. // Psychopharmacology;1998, Vol. 140 Issue 2, p191
Abstract The subjective, psychomotor, and physiological effects of analgesic doses of oral codeine and morphine were examined in 12 healthy volunteers. Subjects ingested placebo, morphine 20 or 40 mg, or codeine 60 or 120 mg in a randomized, double-blind, crossover design. The smaller and larger...
- Recommendation to restrict use of codeine in children. // Podiatry Now;Aug2013, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p7
The article reports on the European Medicines Agency's Pharmacolovigilance Risk Assessment Committee's recommendation that there is no restriction on the use of codeine when used for pain relief in children.
- Randomised trial of analgesic effects of sucrose, glucose, and pacifiers in term neonates. Carbajal, R.; Chauvet, X. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/27/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7222, p1393
Presents information on a study that assessed and compared the analgesic effects of orally administered glucose and sucrose and pacifiers. Details on the synergistic analgesic effect of sucrose and pacifiers; Overview of the behavioral acute pain rating scale for neonates; Results and discussion.
- Feminax. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p242
This article presents information on Feminax, a proprietary, non-prescription compound analgesic preparation of the non-narcotic analgesic paracetamol, the narcotic analgesic codeine phosphate, the stimulant caffeine and the anticholinergic and antispasmodic hyoscine hydrobromide. It can be used...
- Panadeine Tablets. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p422
The article presents information on Panadeine Tablets, a proprietary, prescription-only compound analgesic preparation of the non-narcotic analgesic and antipyretic paracetamol and the narcotic analgesic codeine phosphate, a combination known as co-codamol 8/500. It can be used to treat pain,...