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Please describe the medication: acetaminophen and codeine?

Please describe the medication: acetaminophen and codeine?

See below: Codeine is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of codeine. The combination of Acetaminophen and Codeine is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Acetaminophen And Codeine (Definition)

This combination of drugs is used to relieve mild to moderate pain. ...Read more


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Is it safe to take 3 acetaminophen and codeine?

Is it safe to take 3 acetaminophen and codeine?

Yes: Don't take more than your doctor recommends to avoid unpleasant side effects. You don't mention what the strength of the tylenol (acetaminophen) is or how often you're taking "3". Be careful not to exceed 4, 000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) in any 24 hour period. Your liver will thank you for your attentiveness! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 3 acetaminophen and codeine plus aspirin?

Is it safe to take 3 acetaminophen and codeine plus aspirin?

Should be: Aspirin works by a totally different mechanism and it is an antiinflammatory as well as a blood thinning drug, while Acetaminophen and Codeine are not;having said that, Acetaminophen plus Codeine 3 of them, may be a bit too much on its own. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 3 acetaminophen and codeine phosphate together?

Is it safe to take 3 acetaminophen and codeine phosphate together?

3 acetaminophen code: This really depends on what your prescribed and how he told you to take it. Do not take the medication in any manner other than as prescribed. ...Read more

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It bad for me to take ibuprofen with acetaminophen and codeine?

It bad for me to take ibuprofen with  acetaminophen and codeine?

It's okay: But if you're taking them for any length of time (let's say >1 week), you should have a blood sample drawn to monitor your kidney function as there is sometimes adverse reaction. ...Read more

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Will tylenol with codeine 3 help with headaches and migraines (acetaminophen cod #3)?

Will tylenol with codeine 3 help with headaches and migraines (acetaminophen cod #3)?

Not significantly: Tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 may help dull the pain. If you are going to take an opioid, Codeine is the opioid that is recommended. However, opioids are habit forming and carries their own dangers. Nsaids may help as well, but ergots and triptans are usually the drugs of choice to break a true migraine. Both tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen also can lead to rebound headaches if they are not true migraines. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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How many tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 with codeine can the average adult take without overdosing?

How many tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 with codeine can the average adult take without overdosing?

Depends on amount at: Taking 7gm of Acetaminophen in one dose will cause liver failure. The current fda max allowed is 4gm per day. This is lowered by the american pain society to 2-2.5 gm per day. So add up the amount in every tab and multiply by the number of pills used per day to get the daily amount. ...Read more

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2 years expired acetaminophen w codeine elixir. Safe?

Not recommended: Any time you take expired medication, you run the risk of taking a medication that may have a different chemical makeup then was originally intended. I would recommend you dont use any medication beyond its expiration, especially not two years past. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine get you high?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine get you high?

Yes: Any drug , with Codeine or an opiod can casue euphoria. It is not a good idea to combine the narcotic with tylenol (acetaminophen) as large doses of tylenol (acetaminophen) are hepatotoxic, especially if combined with alcohol. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Tylenol With Codeine (Definition)

Tylenol with Codeine is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more