Insomnia, intense drug cravings, and stomach cramps are common during codeine withdrawal. Learn more here on what to expect during codeine withdrawal and how to best prepare yourself.
A look at the metabolism and effects of codeine on the body. Check out our infographic to learn the effects of codeine as a result of various modes of administration.
A look at what’s in purple drank, what it does to your body, and how you can tell someone is drinking it. For teens, parents, coaches, managers, and anyone who hopes the best for their loved ones.
The complete guide to finding help for codeine here.
YES. Codeine is addictive if you take codeine in large amounts or other than prescribed. This is even the case when codeine is prescribed by a doctor. We review what codeine is made of, and how you get addicted to codeine here.
Codeine only stays in your system for a couple of days. More about codeine detection windows for blood, hair, and urine tests here.
Yes. Codeine is a narcotic. In fact, codeine is both a medical and legal narcotic. Codeine is also a Schedule II controlled substance. More on codeine classification here.