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Codeine addiction

Discussion in 'Prescription Drugs' started by andrewjames, Jul 29, 2015.

  1. andrewjames

    andrewjames Member

    I went through a time where I was using codeine fairly heavily. I wouldn't do a cold extraction, just would take it as nurofen plus and paramol. Used to take it with anti-histamines to enhance the effect.

    Anyone else been through this? I dread to think what I've done to my kidneys with all that ibuprofen.
  2. bsthebenster

    bsthebenster Community Champion

    I always did the cold water extraction. Considering I'd take near the ceiling dose every time, I can't imagine I'd be around otherwise. Anyways, I didn't find the withdrawal to be all that bad relative to other opiates, it was still there though. My gf actually went through morphine withdrawal when she came off her medication and Tylenol with codeine seemed to help quite a bit.
  3. andrewjames

    andrewjames Member

    Yeah, I was always nervous about doing a cold-water extraction just in case I messed up and took a whole load of paracetamol instead. But I've heard similar stories to your own, that codeine can help come off other opiates. I suppose there's always a silver-side to most clouds...