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You can find out more about codeine, dihydrocodeine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, pholcodine by reading the Facts. There you will learn about its history and background, medical indications, precautions, possible interactions with other drugs, routes of administration and dosage, detailed information on its metabolism and mechanism of action in human body, effects, as well as some information on drug testing.

The extraction is a method of obtaining codeine and other opioids from combination drugs. You can also find out how to mask the bitter taste, how to obtain the powder, convert it to free base , and other information.

You should know how to Deal with Side Effects that you may sometimes experience while using opioids, you will also learn how to deal with eventual overdoses.

Dependency and tolerance are also the things you should be aware of.

Read the MedLine articles for detailed professional information on featured opiates.

Read about reported toxic and lethal doses (including Material Safety Data Sheets) of miscellaneous substances in Toxicology and MSDS.

You should find out what Pharmaceuticals contain opiates in your country. If you're an Australian resident, you will benefit from the extensive list of Australian Pharmaceuticals.

You may also read on what Other Drugs can be included in opioid medicines.

Check out the opiate-related pictures, screensavers and games in the Extras.

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If you feel lost, the Site Map will help you find the right direction. Hopefully...

You can also chat with other visitors of this site, take part in a discussion on drugs, or visit other places listed in the Links.

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  • New Codeine Information is coming soon, with new servers. If you have any suggestions for the new website or comments regarding this one, please use the new forum.

5/10/2002 New:
  • Thanks to Desox, Codeine Information now has the first European mirror - many thanks!.


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All sites are updated simultaneously unless stated otherwise. You should bookmark all of the above listed sites in case of becoming unavailable.


I'd like to thank the following people for the inestimable help I've received in creating Codeine Information (in alphabetical order):

  • Adrenochrome for information on pharmaceuticals in Sweden

  • Boris Gjenero for suggestions on alternative methods of extraction

  • Gargle for hosting of the Japanese mirror ( and information on several products

  • Desox for hosting of the German mirror ( and for information on pharmaceuticals in Germany

  • Juliet for extensive help with Australian pharmaceuticals

  • Perromaldido for information on pharmaceuticals in Italy

  • Pierre-Jean Robiquet for discovering codeine

  • Symptom for information on pharmaceuticals in Norway

  • Vico for several tips and information on pharmaceuticals in USA

... and to anyone who I forgot to mention here.


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