Codeine

Common/Brand Names
Tylenol 3, 4; Phenaphen, Phenergan, Dex-Tuss, Brontex, Robitussin AC
Expected Screen Results
Opiates
Expected Confirmation Results
Codeine / Morphine / Hydrocodone / Hydromorphone
Confirmation Cutoff
20
ng/mL
Detection Time
Up to
3
Days
Notes
Metabolized to morphine; 7% of caucasians and 50% of Chinese cannot metabolize codeine to morphine. Alternate metabolic pathway metabolizes to Hydrocodone / Hydromorphone.
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