A 33-year-old female asked:
can tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine cause aggressive behavior in children? my 4 yr old child has been taking it every 4 hours for one week after a tonsillectomy
2 doctor answers
Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: I have seen the Codeine have the effect of producing irritability in some kids. You may want to try tylenol (acetaminophen) without for a few doses to see if you get your kid back.
Answered on May 8, 2016
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