1. codeine

noun. derivative of opium; used as an antitussive (to relieve coughing) and an analgesic (to relieve pain).


  • pain pill
  • anodyne
  • antitussive
  • painkiller
  • opiate

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Sentences with codeine

1. Noun, singular or mass
Poppy seeds come from the same plants used to make opiates such as morphine and codeine, but that does not mean they are dangerous for children -- in moderation 1.

2. Verb, base form
Those who are allergic to codeine or other narcotics, such as triprolidine, or antihistamines like pseudoephedrin should not use a medication containing on expectorant without consulting a doctor.

3. Adjective
Kapake is one of several trade names of the drug co-codamol, which is made up of two separate compounds, paracetamol (better known in the United States as acetaminophen) and codeine phosphate.