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Can i hurt my liver or heart taking 30mg codeine and 975mg tylenol (acetaminophen) once every week or two? long term not as a single dosage. so 26-30 times per year

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Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Depends: It depends on how you metabolize it. Also why are you taking it? Should have a good reason to be on an opiod. Long term no matter how often you take it.
Dr. David Schechter
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Taking it this infrequently, if appropriate for your condition, should not hurt your liver or heart.
Mar 18, 2013

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