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A 31-year-old female asked:

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 47 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.
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Dr. David Schechter
Family Medicine 39 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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