Codeine Use In Children | FDA Boxed Warning

CODEINE | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson

Codeine use in certain children after surgery can cause death “In August 2012 , FDA announced it was reviewing the safety of codeine due to cases of deaths and serious adverse events in children who took the drug after a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy and had evidence of being ultra-rapid metabolizers of codeine.” The FDA drug information [...]