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Codeine

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Read time: 10 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Codeine is indicated in patients older than 12 years of age for the treatment of acute moderate pain which is not considered to be relieved by other analgesics such as paracetamol or ibuprofen (alone).

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