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How many apap codeine pills can you take without overdose?

How many apap codeine pills can you take without overdose?

Depends...: Individual sensitivities vary, with rare cases of overdose from just two pills. Never take more than prescribed. ...Read more

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Is it normal that 60mg codeine pills didn't take away my pain at all?

Is it normal that 60mg codeine pills didn't take away my pain at all?

Depends: Understand that not all pain can be just treated with opioids. Have a doctor check you to find out what is causing your pain rather than just taking opioids. ...Read more

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Can oxycodone and codeine pills be taken at the same time safely? Is there interaction between these meds?

Can oxycodone and codeine pills be taken at the same time safely? Is there interaction between these meds?

Not routinely: Taking oxycodone and Codeine together may cause an increased mental and respiratory depression which depending on the dose and size of the patient could be dangerous. ...Read more

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Hello, I've taken 12 codeine pills, each one has 15mg codeine, 23mg caffeine and 400mg paracetamol. Should i be worried?

Hello, I've taken 12 codeine pills, each one has 15mg codeine, 23mg caffeine and 400mg paracetamol. Should i be worried?

Concerned: Watch closely for signs described here: http://www.drug-overdose.com/codeine.htm Also - the thing I'd urge you to 'worry' about is being careless about what you swallow. Don't take more than the max dose of anything if you want to live and be well. It's just a foolish thing to do. Take this seriously, please. ...Read more

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Should hydromet cough syrup make me throw up if codeine pills do?

Should hydromet cough syrup make me throw up if codeine pills do?

Hydrocodone: Hydromet syrup is a narcotic pain medicine with hydrocodone. It is generally considered stronger than codeine. Because they are different medications, it is hard to say what side effects you will have. I have seen patients who have nausea and emesis with Codeine and not with hydrocodone. I have also seen nausea and emesis with hydrocodone and not with codeine. Only way to know is to try it. ...Read more

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Will hydromet cough syrup make me throw up if mixed with codeine pills?

Will hydromet cough syrup make me throw up if mixed with codeine pills?

Hydromet & Codeine: Hello. Hydromet cough syrup contains hydrocodone. You should not mix that with codeine pills since that is mixing two different opioids (narcotics). It is possible that mixing the two could make you sick. 5mg of hydrocodone is in hydromet. It's possible that the hydrocodone in hydromet can be" temporarily " effective for treating whatever pain condition codeine is being used to treat. ...Read more