Codeine is a medicine that relieves pain and reduces coughing.
Prescription addiction can happen to anyone
Prescription medicines are responsible for more than 2 in 3 accidental drug-related deaths. Here's what you need to know about prescription addiction.
Pain relief medicines
For pain such as backpain or headaches, simple painkillers such as paracetamol and anti-inflammatory agents work best but can have potential side effects, so you need to weigh up the pros and cons.
Accidental overdose of medicine
Accidental overdoses on a medicine are very dangerous, but preventable. Learn about the risks, how to avoid them, and the medicines that need special care.