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Codeine vs. Tussin for Cough

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Codeine or 3-methylmorphine (a natural isomer of methylated morphine, the other being the semi-synthetic heterocodeine) is an opiate used for its analgesic, Cough medicine, and Antidiarrhoeal properties. Codeine is the second-most predominant alkal... Read more on Wikipedia
Dextromethorphan (DXM or DM) is an antitussive (cough suppressant) drug. It is one of the active ingredients in many Over-the-counter drug common cold and cough medicines, such as Robitussin, NyQuil, Dimetapp, Vicks, Coricidin, Delsym, and ot... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Joe
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By chris
March 19, 2014
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Temazepam taken with Codeine
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When taking a benzodiazepine with codeine, cut back on the benzo dose. I regularly take 90 mg. codeine with 5 mg. Valium (which metabolizes to temazepam in the body) -- in the morning before work. I definitely wouldn't go any higher than 5 mg. on the Valium though. Unfortunately so many of these young cowboy knuckleheads take stiff doses of benzos and opiates both at the same time, then gripe that the combo is bad, or sent them to the e.r. You got to have a chemist's mind: substituents in just
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What patients are saying about Codeine vs. Tussin

136 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I wish it was still over-the-counter with codine (I found a...
...can do. Personally, I wish tussin tasted more like Dymatap... - that stuff tastes great - I wish it was still over-the-counter with codine (I found a old box w/ codine as the active ingredient), bu...
syrup and the flegm went away and I felt normal again...
...but I took antibiotics for ten days along with Tussin codine syrup and the flegm went away and I felt normal again (except for all the steroids) But now...
funny how they give you codeine tussin when you have a...
...opiates, funny how they give you codeine tussin when you have a sore ...or something, and opiates have been used as a cough suppresant for years, so ...took it when they were already sick, po...
with Codiene is tha sh1t no bad side affects and feels...
...Codiene is tha sh1t no bad side affects and ...take enough? I stopped smokin weed (for a week so far) to get a job and I ran out of my Clonazepam im perscribed to, so I might try tha tussin s...
I got the drank Fuck codeine tussin lookin pink Not no...
...gone son... I Sad fuck it im gone son Two white cups and I got the drank Fuck codeine tussin lookin pink Not no more cause a hole I sank Im back up but my soul is...
to pain meds. I take a tussin cough syrup/w codeine...
...pain and the back of my head hurts so ...with pain from my fibromyalgia because I didn't ...anymore about getting addicted to pain meds. I take a tussin cough syrup/w codeine and hydrocodone....
200ml at a time. I love it after codeine, not before. And i...
...than 4 bottles of tussin dx 200ml at a time. I love it after codeine, not before. And i ...bad. I won't use syrup with sorbitol unless my contact ...em online? As for codeine, thats my specia...
BTW, I just took some Tussin (with codeine) for a...
...BTW, I just took some Tussin (with codeine) for a nasty cough I'm developing, a...
medically (breathing treatment and/ore Tussin w/codeine are...
...have come to expect 3-4 weeks of coughing Hell. YMMV. But if it's been a couple of weeks it's definitely worth a trip to the doc. If it's not asthma, then perhaps it's something else (bronchitis...
cough syrup as long as you're not allergic or tussin...
...codeine cough syrup as long as you're not...
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