What is the difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and norco?

OPIOID PART. Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 has 300 mg of Acetaminophen and 30 mg of codeine. Norco will have 325 mg of Acetaminophen and there are three different levels of hydrocodone dosages. The difference is between the Codeine and the hydrocodone. They are basically cousins designed to do the same thing just chemically different - like the difference between equal and splenda as artificial sweeteners.

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Other than the tylenol (acetaminophen) vs ibuprofen, wnat is the difference between norco and vicoprofen?

Noarcotic analgesic . They both have Hydrocodone as the first I gradient and it is Narcotic pain reliever. Check the strength. May be 5 or 10 mg. very strong pain medicine. And has addiction property. Therefore have to be very careful of its use. . Read more...

I was diagnosed with RA. I have pain 24/7. I'm allergic to NSAIDS. Is Norco or Tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 better for pain? What is the difference between those meds?

Better is relative. Some patients have improved RA pain with opiates, but they do nothing to actually treat the condition.There are several other potential treatments-pharmacologic & natural alternatives that may help incl. avoiding inflaming substances like table sugar.NSAIDs decrease inflammation, thus decreasing pain.Opiates do nothing for RA but, in some cases make the pain more bearable. Read more...
Consult physician. Both of the medicines you mentioned are combination of acetaminophen ( Tylenol is one of the brand names) and a codeine derivative ( an opioid, or narcotic, painkiller) They are regulated prescribed substances that might be used to alleviate the pain, after consulting with specialist. It is important to know what is your allergy to NSAIDS, because reducing inflammation is very important in RA. Read more...