Recent Examples of codeine from the Web
The results from NMS Labs show Clark tested positive for ethanol (0.09 percent), cannabinoids, codeine, alprazolam, etizolam, nicotine, hydrocodone and promethazine in his blood.
The county’s autopsy also said Clark was legally drunk and had traces of marijuana, cocaine and codeine in his system when he was shot, but the report said the toxicology findings are not directly relevant to the fatal shooting.
Between March 2017 and March 2018, four undercover agents purchased opioid prescriptions for hydrocodone, Xanax and Promethazine mixed with codeine syrup, according to United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott.
Both died from codeine overdoses after years of glorifying its use in songs.
The cough that ensued was modestly ameliorated by pretreatment with escalating doses of codeine.
Opioids include drugs such as heroin, hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine, and codeine.
The result was a rapid increase in the number of prescriptions for opioids, which which include pain medications such as oxycodone (OxyContin), hydrocodone (Vicodin), codeine, morphine and others.
Daryl Irvon McPherson, 25, of Cleveland, faced misdemeanors for possession of marijuana and codeine, while Dominic Kevin Spigner, 26, of Smyrna, Ga., faces a misdemeanor charge for possession of Xanax, media outlets report.
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CODEINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of codeine for English Language Learners
: a drug used to reduce pain
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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