Codeine (Codeinum; list B) - protivokashlevoe, alkaloid of opium. Unlike morphine (see), has far less pronounced analgesic properties, weaker depressing respiration, however, actively reduces anxiety kashlevogo centre. Apply codeine as antitussive means the interior of 0.01-0.02 g per reception. Higher doses: single 0.05 g daily 0.2 g In long-term use of codeine can develop drug dependency. Method of production: powder, tablets 0.015 g
Cm. also Analgesic funds, Antitussives.