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A 36-year-old female asked:

5 hrs ago my 16 yr old took alka-seltzer non-drowsy day time multi-sympton med. is he able to take either tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine or naproxen 500mg now?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Dose intervals: Acetaminophen doses (Tylenol (acetaminophen)) should be spaced at least 4 hours apart, so the Tylenol (acetaminophen) with Codeine shouldnt pose a risk if taken 5 hours after the Alka Seltzer preparation.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
not more than 3000 mg in a 24 hour period.
Jul 20, 2014

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