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2 years expired acetaminophen w codeine elixir. Safe?

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 don't use any medication beyond its expiration, especially not two years past. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can I hurt my liver or heart taking 30mg codeine and 975mg tylenol (acetaminophen) once every week or two? Long term not as a single dosage. So 26-30 times per year

Can I hurt my liver or heart taking 30mg codeine and 975mg tylenol (acetaminophen) once every week or two? Long term not as a single dosage. So 26-30 times per year

Depends: It depends on how you metabolize it. Also why are you taking it? Should have a good reason to be on an opiod. Long term no matter how often you take it. ...Read more

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Taking tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine. Changed pharmacy. Suppose to be exact brand and dose. Makes me feel dizzy and tired. Same drug. How could this be?

Generic drugs: Generic drugs contain the same medication but are "build" with different components. Reabsorption and intolerance to the added non-medication part of the pill can make you feel different. Check on the maker of the initial brand you tolerated. You can call different pharmacies and see who carries the manufacturer. ...Read more

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I was prescribed Tylenol with a low dose of codeine for my strep throat. Is it safe to take while nursing a 6 month old?

I was prescribed Tylenol with a low dose of codeine for my strep throat. Is it safe to take while nursing a 6 month old?

Codiene: In low doses for you can be a higher dose for the baby who has a higher total body water and larger volume of distribution smaller muscle mass prolongs clinical termination of action
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Can you get codeine without tylenol?

Yes but it will: Require a restricted prescription from a provider with controlled substance approval. ...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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