Scientific Name: Codeine
Brand Name: Ascomp, Cheratussin, Cheratussin Dac, Codar Ar, Codar D, Codar Gf, Codeine Contin, Covan, Damylin With Codeine, Fioricet With Codeine, Histex Ac, Linctus Codeine Blanc, M-clear Wc, M-end PE, Mar-cof BP, Mar-cof Cg, Mersyndol, Ninjacof Xg, Pseudodine C, Robaxacet-8, Robaxisal, Robitussin AC, Triacin-C, Trianal C, Triatec, Triatec-30, Triatec-8, Tusnel C, Tuxarin, Tuzistra, Tylenol With Codeine
Company Owner: Roxane laboratories inc
Mechanism Of Action Codeine is a selective agonist for the mu opioid receptor, but with a much weaker affinity to this receptor than morphine, a more potent opioid drug. Codeine binds to mu-opioid receptors, which are involved in the transmission of pain throughout the body and central nervous system
Description of the Drug: Codeine is an opioid analgesic used to treat moderate to severe pain when the use of an opioid is indicated.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00318