Codeine should not be prescribed for breastfeeding mothers or children under the age of 12

@article{Lazaryan2015CodeineSN,
  title={Codeine should not be prescribed for breastfeeding mothers or children under the age of 12},
  author={Moran Lazaryan and Chen Shasha-Zigelman and Zachi Dagan and M. Berkovitch},
  journal={Acta Paediatrica},
  year={2015},
  volume={104}
}
  • Moran Lazaryan, Chen Shasha-Zigelman, +1 author M. Berkovitch
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Acta Paediatrica
  • Medical regulatory authorities, including the Food and Drug Administration and European Medicine Agency, have published restrictions regarding the use of codeine in paediatric patients and breastfeeding mothers. This review explored the various parameters that are involved in the metabolism and toxicology of codeine in these two populations. 
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