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Codeine is indicated in children older than 12 years of age for the treatment of acute moderate pain which is not considered to be relieved by other analgesics such as paracetamol or ibuprofen (alone).
For example, both carisoprodol and diazepam are classified by the U. Drug Enforcement Administration as Schedule IV controlled substances based on their potential for abuse and addiction.
In all paediatric patients (0 to 18 years of age) who undergo tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome due to an increased risk of developing serious and life-threatening adverse reactions (see section 4.4).
Codeine is metabolised by the liver enzyme CYP2D6 into morphine, its active metabolite.
The first generation antihistamines are the older group of antihistamines and are often used as ‘sleeping aids’ because of its strong sedative actions.
Although the sedative effect of antihistamines are sometimes desired, like in a patient with allergic rhinitis who is having difficulty sleeping, generally the use of these drugs should be limited in a person who is driving or operating heavy machinery.