Codeine Addiction

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Codeine Addiction

Are you or someone you know suffering from Codeine Addiction? Call us today on 01908 465322 for free advice or email

Codeine is an opiate and is actually one of the most abused over the counter drugs in the world.  With its ease of availability throughout  the UK it is little wonder Codeine Addiction is on the rise here. Stopping Codeine use when addicted can be very dangerous without the right professional medical help.

Other names for Codeine

Dody, Captain Cody, Purple Rain and Syrup to name a few. Due to the availability of Codeine in the UK a huge rise in Codeine Addiction has been seen in the country over recent years.

If you want to know some facts about Codeine and Codeine addiction call us now for free advice on 01908 465322.Codeine Addiction UK

What is Codeine?

Codeine or 3-methylmorphine (a natural isomer of methylated morphine) is an opiate used for its analgesic, antitussive, antidiarrheal, antihypertensive, anxiolytic, antidepressant, sedative and hypnotic properties. It is also used to suppress premature labor contractions, myocardial infarction, and has many other potential and indicated uses. Codeine is the second-most predominant alkaloid in opium, at up to 3%. Although codeine can be extracted from natural sources, a semi-synthetic process is the primary source of codeine for pharmaceutical use. It is considered the prototype of the weak to midrange opioids (tramadol, dextropropoxyphene, dihydrocodeine, hydrocodone, oxycodone). Codeine comes in many forms but is commonly abused via Cough Syrup or orally ingested tablets.

Codeine Addiction Home Detox UK

At Home Detox UK we can offer you a safe and comfortable way to Detox from Codeine addiction at home. We can offer a service which will include a detox programme to suit your needs depending on your current usage amounts and method of using. Withdrawing from Codeine without professional medical assistance can be extremely dangerous.

Codeine Addiction in the UK

The use of Codeine and other over the counter drugs amongst the British has been growing steadily over the years and doing so in a relatively unnoticed fashion. Statistics from drug addiction treatment centres suggest that as many as 8% of patients are admitted as the result of Codeine Addiction. These figures are alarming and it is no wonder much research is being done into this growing problem.

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