A 22-year-old male asked:
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my dr gave me tylenol (acetaminophen) # 3 pain 1 t 2 tabs as needed. he said sometimes it coverts to morphine. is that true. and i take mobic 15 mg once a day. ?

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Dr. Oleksandr Osipchuk
Specializes in Psychiatry
Has codein: it does not converts but has codein that' working on the same receptors as morphin.
Answered on Sep 19, 2015
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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
One of the metabolites of Codeine is , in fact, morphine
Sep 19, 2015
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
One of the: metabolites (excreted in urine) from Codeine is in fact a small amount of morphine...since both are OPIATES this should not be surprising! Hope this helps! Dr Z
Answered on Sep 19, 2015

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
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Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) and morphine are compatible.
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