Info on Acetaminophen With Codeine
Acetaminophen with codeine (Tylenol® with Codeine) is typically used to treat short-term pain that is mild to moderate in nature, such as pain due to an injury, surgery, or dental procedure. Because it contains a narcotic, it is classified as a controlled substance, and special regulations and laws control its sale and use.
This product comes in tablet and oral solution (liquid) form. It is taken by mouth as frequently as every four hours, up to a certain maximum dose per day, depending on the particular strength.
Common side effects seen with acetaminophen with codeine include:
Although it is generally well tolerated, this medicine is not right for everyone. Prior to beginning treatment, inform your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking and any other medical conditions you have, especially if you have a history of drug or alcohol dependence.
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