Codeine Tablets 60mg

Codeine tablets 60 mg are generally an opiate which is used to treat cough, diarrhea and a mild degree of pain. It is a narcotic pain-reliever and cough suppressant similar to morphine and hydrocodone. Moreover, a small amount of codeine is converted to morphine in the body.


Codeine is an opioid medicine and using it with acetaminophen can help in increasing the effectiveness of the medicine. You may combine these two drugs to treat the disorder in a shorter time period.

Whereas, there are other medications which may interfere with codeine and can cause severe complications. These include anaesthetics, tricyclic antidepressants, ritonavir, ciprofloxacin, and cimetidine. 

Avoid These With Codeine

To get the best possible result from the medication, you must avoid alcohol as it can decrease the effectiveness of the medicine.
Codeine is recommended to treat pain-related sleep disorder and inducing sleep. You should avoid those activities which require activeness like driving, attending a seminar after taking codeine sleeping tablets.

One must consult a certified physician immediately in case any of the adverse effects last for a longer time. Few of the following preventive measures are advisable to be taken.

  • Individuals allergic to codeine or any of its components must abstain from its consumption.
  • In case of severe kidney, heart, lung, and liver problems, these medicines must be avoided.
  • People suffering from a tumour of adrenal glands, mental illness, and respiratory issues must avoid taking Codeine tablets.
  • Pregnant and breastfeeding women must consult their doctor before taking this medication.