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What is the recommended dosage of Codeine for pain relief?

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What is the recommended dosage of codeine for pain relief?
Posted Wed, 5 Feb 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Farah Hussain 1 hour later
Brief Answer: 15 to 60 mg every 4 to 6 hours. Detailed Answer: Hi there͵ The adult dose of codeine tablets is 15 to 60mg every 4 to 6 hours. It should not exceed more than 300mg in 24 hours. Since there are various side effects from this drug, ideally the best dose is as decided by your treating doctor. Hope this helps you͵ Take care͵ Dr.Farah Hussain.
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