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Can taking a tylenol 3 (acetaminophen and codeine) before getting a piercing help with the pain?

Can taking a tylenol 3 (acetaminophen and codeine) before getting a piercing help with the pain?

Piercing Pain.: Where on your body is the piercing? If it's your ear lobes- why bother. The pain isn't bad & is quite brief. However, be prepared for more pain if it is your tongue, nipples or genitals. Those can be source of pain that keep on giving. A tylenol (acetaminophen) iii isn't effective for that long. The one option that may help is auricular acupuncture with asp needles before hand. Are you sure you want to do this? ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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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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Will taking a tylenol 3 (acetaminophen and codeine) before getting a migraine help with the pain?

Will taking a tylenol 3 (acetaminophen and codeine) before getting a migraine help with the pain?

Yes: As george bush would say, a preemptive strike can be a good thing. If you feel a migraine coming on, taking an analgesic isn't a bad idea although you might want to try something less toxic than codeine. Also there are migraine specific drugs (maxalt (rizatriptan) is an example of one) that are highly effective if you take them at the first hint of an incipient migraine. Good luck! ...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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Will Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with Codeine show up on a drug if I haven't taken it in 3 days ?

Will Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with Codeine show up on a drug if I haven't taken it in 3 days ?

Probably not: Opiates typically clear from a urine drug screen in 2 days. But if you are a slow metabolizer, or are on other medications that inhibit metabolization, it may last a few days longer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with codeine okay for a 13 year old?

Depends on weight: If all health factors normal, it would depend on his weight as tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 is one half grain of Codeine and may not be appropriate for a lesser weight teen. See clark's rule. ...Read more

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Minor allergic reaction to tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with codeine ?

Minor allergic reaction to tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with codeine ?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with Codeine can cause histamine and other mediator release from mast cells and basophils. True allergy is possible, but direct mediator (histamine and others) release can cause skin rash, itch and hives. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more