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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

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


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I took 5-7 mg of lorazepam and 1000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine, will this be a problem?

I took 5-7 mg of lorazepam and 1000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine, will this be a problem?

Overdose: Yes. Of course it is a problem. You have over used the lorazepam. This is a sedative that can kill you. Given your history of depression that make me very sad and worried for your life. If you can please call 911 and get to the local emergency room to let them know you have made a suicide attempt. Or please call the local county crisis hotline or the national suicide hotline for help. ...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

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Does anyone know the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine?

Does anyone know the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine?

Pain Relief: When pain is moderate to severe, providers may turn to narcotic pain relievers. Codeine is the key ingredient in tylenol (acetaminophen) #3. It has can make you sleepy/affect judgement/nausea/vomiting/dizziness etc...The list goes on. Effects are varied by person, age, tolerance etc. Be aware, tylenol (acetaminophen) also has side effects and should be avoided in large doses or in persons with liver disease. Check drug.Com. ...Read more

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The difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine #3 and #4?

The difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine #3 and  #4?

Amount of Codeine: Both t#3 & t#4 contain 300mg Acetaminophen (tylenol). But while t#3 also contains 30mg of codeine, t#4 contains 60mg or twice as much. Fyi maximum daily dose of Codeine for pain purposes is 360mg; for Acetaminophen the maximum dose has been lowered from 4, 000mg daily down to 3, 000mg daily assuming you have no liver issues and don't drink alcohol to excess. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine to take effect?

How long does it usually take for tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine to take effect?

Varies: For some, it can begin to relieve pain in 20-30 minutes. For others, it may not do anything and never be effective. ...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 I take 1 Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra streng 500 mg together with 1 Tylenol (acetaminophen) codeine 3?

Yes: Although I would not recommend doing that, especially regularly, The max dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) in 24 hours is 3000 mg in adults. Be sure to add the Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine you're taking to be sure not to exceed this amount. Otherwise you could cause injury to your liver. You may want to consider ibuprofen or other pain reliever not containing Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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I took 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) codeine 3 about 2hrs ago but i feel like i need to take anither one can i?

I took 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) codeine 3 about 2hrs ago but i feel like i need to take anither one can i?

Wait 4-6 hours: The maximum dose of codeine is 60mg. Each Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 contain 30mgs of codeine. Therefore, it is not recommended taking more than 2 pills. Try some other medication (NSAID OTC), try other methods of pain relief such as applying moist heat or ice. ...Read more

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How do I find out how much different is taking tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 with codeine?

How do I find out how much different is taking tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 with codeine?

The dose of codeine: Tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 has 300mg of Acetaminophen with 30mg of codeine. Tylenol (acetaminophen) #4 has 300mg of Acetaminophen with 60mg of codeine. Therefore tylenol (acetaminophen) #4 has 30 mg more Codeine than tylenol (acetaminophen) #3. ...Read more

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If regular tylenol (acetaminophen) is not working how long should I wait to take a tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine?

Timing: You can wait about 4 hours between the doses, it depends how much tylenol (acetaminophen) you just took before. Remember that codiene is reserved for moderate pain and my make you drowsy. ...Read more

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I was prescribed Tylenol-Codeine #3, but was given #4 by my pharmacist. Are there any significant differences between the two? Been taking for 4 days.

Reduce taking them: There is more narcotic drug in No-4 compared to No-3. So you should take it less often or stop it completely as soon as your pain problem is resolved or is milder for which you can take plane tylenol (acetaminophen). it is good to get off narcotics after 2-3 days and switch to milder pain medicine like Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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