About codeine

Who can and cannot take it

How and when to take it

Side effects

Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility

Taking codeine with other medicines and herbal supplements

Common questions

Related conditions

Diarrhoea and vomiting

10 ways to reduce pain

Useful resources

British Pain Society: charity – people living with pain

Opioid medicines and the risk of addiction: information for patients on GOV.UK