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Effects of taking pure codeine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   what happens if i drink 150mg of pure codeine?
Doctor :   ok
User :   ive extracted the codeine from 5 panadeine forte tablets to obtain a high
User :   im just wondering what happens if i drink the codeine
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you extracted it from how many tablets and which strength?
User :   5 panadeine fort tablets to extract 150mg of codeine. the tablets by themself contain 500mg of paracetamol and 30mg of codeine
Doctor :   ok
User :   i just wanna make sure 150mg of codeine is a safe amount and wont cause and overdose
Doctor :   150 mg is safe in 12 hours
Doctor :   what is your age
User :   16 i weigh 100kg. what happens if i injest the 150mg all at once? thats is alrite for 12 hours?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   you cannot inject it
Doctor :   it is very harmful
Doctor :   it may lead to respiratory failure
Doctor :   even the 150 mg should not be consumed at once

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