Codeine - a sleep-inducing and analgesic drug derived from morphine. Codeine is a prescription drug that helps your coughing to go down. The drug is legal only if you have a prescription.
Slang words they call codeine are syrup, dirty sprite, cody.
Codeine is a synthetic drug. Codeine schedule is schedule III. combination products containing less than 15 milligrams of hydrocodone per dosage unit (Vicodin), products containing not more than 90 milligrams of codeine per dosage unit (Tylenol with Codeine), and buprenorphine (Suboxone).
Codeine looks like a liquid in a medicine bottle. Like the picture below. It is used by putting it in the little measure cup and drinking it.
It was first used in Germany. It got its name because codeine cause from a Greek word used to refer to poppy plants.
It was used to treat pain like coughing medicine, and diarrhea.
Codeine is a strongly addictive drug. Road to addiction to codeine usually starts with an increasing tolerance to the drug.
Dangerous short term effects you can have with this drug is having your heart rate drop and breathing can slow
Dangerous long term effect from this drug is death, coma, organ damage, nightmares and seizures.
Codeine damages the medullary cough center of the brain.
5 FACTS ABOUT CODEINE.
It relieves pain and anxiety
Depresses all the body systems
Codeine is sort of related to heroine and morphine
After 2-3 weeks of uses you may become addicted
To experience the effects of codeine, human body must convert the drug to morphine.
The rapper future clai ms he isn't a addict but says he used "dirty sprite" a lot. He also explains how crack is the the foundation his dirty sprite empire is built on. He raps a lot about his drugs. This makes teenagers and others want to try because he's a celebrity and they look up to him. In Future's music he says "I'm an addict and I can't even hide it." in the song "Codeine Crazy".
Codeine is negative because it can damage any parts in your body. It turns into morphine when it gets into your system. This drug is given to kids and celebrities this drug. You can die from this drug or go into a coma.
The crazy thing is that people who abuse this drug can continue to because this drug is easy to get a hold off.
They can make this drug a over the counter drug but how would you know if someone actually needs it or just want it for drug abuse