Posted by: Anonni | 2009/02/11


Hi There!

I want to ask you about addiction.
If someone is addicted to Adcodol - Codeine, what would the mental and physical side effects be?
In your opinion - just an opinion - if someone, who confesses to drinking nearly 50 Adcodol tablets during a 24 hr period, had to take care of 2 young children, would they be capable of it, or of logic and reasonable thinking?

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Beside the codeine the excessive use of paracetamol can damage multiple organs, especially the liver and kidney. In adults, daily doses above 10 grams or 200 mg/kg of bodyweight, whichever is lower, have a reasonable likelihood of causing serious toxicity. Higher doses may cause death - By taking 50 pills a day (22.5 g of paracetamol) se is outting her life at risk and immediate help is advised.

The dose she claims she is taking is more than enough to also kill her.

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Posted by: Spokie | 2009/02/11

Eish is all I can say!!!!

I drink Adcodol now and again for heavy head aches, and it puts me to sleep quickly! Can' t imagine what 50 tabs a day can do to you!!!

Goodluck to those two poor children!


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