Drug Category: Analgesic
Drug Sub-Category: Opioid analgesic

Why is this test recommended by our clinical team?

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. 

The test results can provide you and your doctor with a better understanding of how you respond to this drug. This can improve health outcomes, prevent adverse drug reactions and save money spent on ineffectual medication. 

Specific Gene Tests Available for Codeine:

Group Gene Tests Available

Tests can be ordered as a group test called myDNA that determine how your body processes 50% of commonly presribed medications.

...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)