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Tylenol Elixir With Codeine Dosage
14 years expired acetaminophen w codeine elixir. Safe? What is likelihood of opioid/codeine amount still present?
Not even a question: THROW IT OUT!Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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?
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Only if prescribed & for short time. ...Read more
3-6 WEEKS: Tops.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
How long does it take for 500 mg tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine to wear off so I can take another?
See below: 4-6hours what is cause of the pain. ...Read more
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
I took 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) codeine 3 about 2hrs ago but I feel like I need to take anither one can i?
Is there a difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine #3 and tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine #4?
How do I find out how much different is taking tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 with codeine?
If regular tylenol (acetaminophen) is not working how long should I wait to take a tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine?
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
Yes: This is a common combination.Get a more detailed answer ›
Similar to morphine: Codiene is classed as an opiate. The parent drug of this class is morphine. The side effects are similar for all drugs in the class and include itching, nausea, vomiting, euphoria, drowsiness, dry mouth, depression, urinary retention (difficulty urinating) and constipation. A potentially serious side effect is respiratory depression or a slowing of respirations leading to respiratory arrest. ...Read more
Night time: If something makes you groggy, take it at night..... ...Read more
No "Cure": What you are probably referring to is the physical withdrawal associated with chronic use of opiates. Which Codeine may make the withdrawal symptoms go away temporarily depending on the amount of opiate tolerance and the dose of Codeine used, the only long term answer is an an assessment by a good addiction medicine doctor. Untreated opiate addiction will kill you eventually. ...Read more