Acetaminophen With Codeine
The dose of acetaminophen with codeine that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- How sensitive you are to acetaminophen with codeine
- Other medications you are taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Acetaminophen With Codeine Dosage for more information.)
Acetaminophen with codeine can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Acetaminophen With Codeine).
People who take too much acetaminophen with codeine may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Extreme drowsiness, leading to coma
- Cold, clammy skin
- Difficulty breathing
- Nausea and vomiting
- Liver failure
If you happen to overdose on acetaminophen with codeine, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Tylenol with Codeine Overdose for more information.)
The tablets and liquid should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children. Because acetaminophen with codeine is a highly desired drug of abuse, make sure to keep it in a safe place.