Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate
Codeine, also called methylmorphine, is a naturally occurring alkaloid of opium. It is used for its analgesic, antitussive, and antidiarrheal properties. It is available as a standalone medication or in combination with other agents, e.g., Paracetamol, Caffeine, Ibuprofen. Codeine is on the World Health Organization model list of essential medicines.
ATC codes: N02AA59, N02AA79, N02AJ06-09 (combinations)
Cough and cold preparations, opium alkaloids and derivatives
ATC code: R05DA04