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Shryock later admitted to using drugs the week her daughter was hospitalized, including synthetic marijuana and marijuana, methamphetamine, and Tylenol mixed with codeine, which was prescribed, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Further examination the next morning revealed more than 2.5 pounds of marijuana, nine empty bottles of promethazine with codeine, a single oxycodone pill and two guns.
Last year 311 people died from opioids, a category that includes everything from the codeine in some cough syrups and super-potent fentanyl to heroin and prescription oxycodone.
In April 2015, all three members were arrested at Georgia Southern University after police allegedly found less than an ounce of marijuana, some codeine syrup and four handguns in the group's tour vans.
The headaches are caused by overusing acute pain relief medicine, such as paracetamol, codeine and triptans.
Three boys, ages 13, 15 and 13, and a 15-year-old girl admitted to drinking a mixture of Sprite, codeine and Jolly Ranchers earlier in the day.
The top drugs of choice in those three counties were methamphetamine and marijuana in Harris County, marijuana, codeine and ecstacy in Chambers County and methamphetamine in Fort Bend County.
Chemists began creating other extracts, including codeine, which is only about one-tenth to one-third as strong (strength varies by individual).
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Origin and Etymology of codeine
First Known Use: 1850See Words from the same year
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medical Definition of codeine
- Although codeine is potentially addicting, it rarely causes physical dependence when taken orally for a short time.
- —Consumer Reports, February l983
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