Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
185 Doctors are Online

Effects of taking pure codeine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2408 Questions

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

Question is related to
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor