By: Carlos Catete and Justo Lopez

Other Names for Codeine

Street Names

  • Schoolboy
  • Cody
  • Purple Drank
  • Cough Syrup
  • T-Three's

How is it Used

Codeine is used for the relief of mild to severe pain and for suppressing cough.

What Happens if you Overdose?

Signs of and Overdose Include:

  • Extreme drowsiness
  • Pinpoint Pupils
  • Confusion
  • Cold
  • Weak pulse
  • Fainting
  • And breathing that stops

Side Effects of Codeine

The side effects of Codeine include:

  • Feeling dizzy or drowsy
  • Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Sweating
  • Mild itching or rash

Celebrities Who have Abused this Drug

A lot of celebrities have abused codeine here are some examples:

  • Lil Wayne is known to have overdosed on Codeine
  • Future is also known to have abused codeine.
  • The list goes on and on from Drake, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chaniz, ASAP Rocky, Tyga, Juicy J, Big Sean, and so much more!

How can it be taken

Codeine is usually taken to ways:

  • As a pill
  • Or a drink which is mixed with other things

Physical Dependences of Codeine

Physical Dependencies can make someone develop withdraw symptoms when they are trying to quit the drug.

Psychological Dependences

When a person usually is stressed out, or is going through an emotion part in their life they will use codeine to make them happy, and usually end up being addicted to it.

Sign that a person is on Codeine

Sign include someone being drowsy, nausea's, vomit, have difficult breathing, slow breathing, and heartbeat.

Withdraw Symptoms

It can get you weak, make you feel like you don't need to interact with other people, not only that but it can also cause you to fall into a coma or have a seizure.