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Hi I suffer with pernicious anaemia ! and also lumber back

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Hi I suffer with pernicious anaemia ! and also lumber back pain my doctors prescribed codeine phosphate ! will this do my stomach harm! I am 75 years old thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 3 years ago.
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No, codiene phosphate is an opiate and does not harm the stomach like NSAIDs (aspirin, diclofenac, ibuprofen etc.).
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