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Codeine Chemistry
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NAME :Codeine
CHEMICAL NAME :(5alpha,6alpha)-7,8-Didehydro-4,5-epoxy-3-methoxy-
17-methylmorphinan-6-ol
ALTERNATE CHEMICAL NAMES : methylmorphine, morphine monomethyl ether
CHEMICAL FORMULAC18H21NO3
MOLECULAR WEIGHT299.37
MELTING POINT154-156° (monohydrate)
From the Merck Index 12th Edition