Codeine is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Codeine is used to treat mild to moderately severe pain. Codeine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Codeine appears in dozens of different formulations. A person could be abusing codeine without even knowing it.

Using very much, leads to a feeling of euphoria. After taking a long time leads to dependency. Codeine is basically have a form like pills, sometimes in powder or solution.