Codeine michael martinez

Definition- Codeine is a cough syrup to help with throat pain.

Drug class-The drug class for codeine is opiates.

Legal?- Yes codeine is a legal drug that is prescribed by doctors

Slang names- Sizzurp, syrup, and lean are some nicknames for this drug

codeine is a synthetic drug that is a liquid/syrup

Its supposed to be used as an oral pain medicine. codeine works by mimicking the action of naturally occurring pain reducing chemicals called endorphin. endorphin are found in the brain & spinal cord its helps reduce pain with opiod receptors.

this is endorphin

where it was first used- In 1804 by a German pharmacist in England

what is it used for- When used legally its a cough syrup. When used illegally its used in lean which is a mixture of things.

Codeine is an addictive drug.It is a fatal drug if overdosed. some side effects of withdrawal are Headaches,Insomnia,Muscle aches,Fever,Nausea,Vomiting,Sweating,Stomach pains,Diarrhea,Dehydration,Depression,and Cravings

short term and long term effects are nausea, drowsiness, and dry mouth

Codeine effect the central nervous system

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