Avoid Drinking Green Tea and Codeine

by Keryn
(New Zealand )

I used to be an avid green tea drinker. About 15 cups a day.

I had to have minor surgery, which my doctor gave me codeine tablets to take when I got home. I took the codeine tablets with my green tea.

Within the hour I was in hospital with excruciating pain through out my body.

As it happens, green tea and codeine don't mix well together an my body was shutting down.

I stopped taking green tea until I had taken the last if my codeine tablets.

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Dec 19, 2016
by: Anonymous

I have been drinking Ceremonial Matcha Tea from Kyoto Japan for the past year along with daily dosages of Codeine, 5 cups a day I have equivalent to having 50 cups of regular green tea. All it does for me is negate the codeine's addictive effects and symptoms caused in withdrawal.

I have a 160mg dose of codeine twice a day.

You shouldn't put false titles up scaring people because the combination of Codeine + Green Tea went badly with you. This should be labelled as a story specifically for you.

Apr 24, 2017
Wrong bitch
by: Anonymous

Actually it is very unsafe for anyone to mix green tea with codeine.

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