Codeine Infographic

Last Edited: February 21, 2020

Patricia Howard, LMFT, CADC

Clinically Reviewed
Andrew Lancaster, LPC, MAC

All of the information on this page has been reviewed and certified by an addiction professional.

Codeine is an Opiod Pain Reliever prescribed to relieve mild to moderate pain as well as acting as a cough supressant. It is similar in effect to Hydrocodone and Morphine. It is commonly used as a base that many Opiods are synthesized from, including Hydrocodone. For more information, visit the Codeine Page.