warnings about codeine toxicity, especially in kids

Please see FDA's Aug 2012 safety communication concerning codeine use in certain children

You'll see warnings about codeine toxicity, especially in kids.

Codeine doesn't become active until it's metabolized to morphine in the liver.

The issue is that some people metabolize codeine FASTER than others.

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