100mg Codeine

July 7, 2007 at 4:37 am 4 comments

Is quite nice, thank you.

Mild abuse of opiates: More or less harmful than self-injury? Discuss.


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Feh II Post-Codeine

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  • 1. patientanonymous  |  July 7, 2007 at 11:17 pm

    Oh crap. Do you remember my “codeine incident?” After I was up all night and could not sleep at all? My tummy was a disaster!!! So much pain…PA can never take codeine ever again…

    Listen, people self medicate with so much, legal or illegal–booze, opiates pot…need I go on?

    If you’re doing it on a regular basis–that can be harmful, yes. If you binge every once in a while? Well, hell.

    Either way, with my self medication history, I would never judge anyone anyway. Be concerned, of course.

    Just be careful, okay?


  • 2. experimental chimp  |  July 8, 2007 at 4:35 am

    Thanks PA. I’m careful (just posted about this in more detail as well). Codeine definitely has a slightly disturbing effect on the digestive system, so I can well imagine that for someone with GI problems it would cause problems. Never, ever take hydrocodeine: Its GI effects are even stronger than codeine.

  • 3. patientanonymous  |  July 8, 2007 at 6:44 pm

    Yep, know about the GI factor–just never had a problem before but now I’m so challenged it probably just made it all the worse?

  • 4. experimental chimp  |  July 8, 2007 at 7:03 pm

    Have you ever taken that much codeine all at once before? Prescribed dosages don’t usually go above 60mg and 30mg is a more typical dose.

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