Drug Category: Analgesic
Drug Sub-Category: Opioid analgesic

Clinical Guidance

A genetic test for Codeine is recommended by our clinical team, as it has been shown that this enzyme is important in how the drug is handled in the body. Dosage adjustment or an alternative medication may be required depending on the persons test result. Order a Test

Specific Gene Tests Available for Codeine:

Group Gene Tests Available

DNAdose Test

DNAdoseA gene test is available for this drug that also covers drug response for more than 50% of commonly used medications

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...alternatively consider a single gene test

Single Gene Test(s) Available

Tests can be ordered as a single gene tests for Codeine 

Alternative Names:

Actacode (Australia) Bepro (United Kingdom) Codeine Contin (Canada)
codeine linctus (Australia) Codeine linctus (Australia) Codeine Phosphate (Alternative Generic Name)
Codeine Phosphate (Australia) Codeine Sulphate (Alternative Generic Name) Cold and flu relief (Australia)
David Craig (Australia) Galcodine (United Kingdom) Gold Cross codeine linctus (Australia)
Methylmorphine (Alternative Generic Name) Panadeine Forte (Australia)