Coming soon. Treats mild to moderate pain. Tylenol #3 (Acetaminophen / Codeine) is a good option to treat pain and cough as needed when over-the-counter medicines can't control the symptoms, but must make sure you don't take too much acetaminophen (Tylenol) to avoid liver problems or death. How it works Coming soon. Tylenol #3 (Acetaminophen / Codeine) is a combination pain medicine. Codeine is an opioid (similar to morphine) that works in the brain to lower pain perception. Acetaminophen is a non-opioid pain reliever and fever reducer. Type of medication Coming soon. Pain reliever
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Food No specific food-related info. › Generally well tolerated by people, especially if taken with food to lower risk of stomach upset. › Take it with food to lower the chance of an upset stomach.
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Weight No specific weight-related info. No specific weight-related info. Upsides and benefits Coming soon. › Combination pain medicine with an opioid component (codeine) and non-opioid component (acetaminophen or Tylenol) that takes advantage of different modes of pain relieve in a single pill. › Provides quick relieve for mild to moderate pain to improve quality of life. › Good for as-needed pain and control. › Generally well tolerated by people, especially if taken with food to lower risk of stomach upset. › Lower rates of misuse compared to pure opioid medicines. › Can help you fall asleep easier. Downsides and risks Coming soon. › Dizziness and drowsiness is common, but your body may adjust. › Everyone will get constipation - always stay hydrated and take stool softener or stimulant on days you're taking Acetaminophen with codeine if you need. › All opioid containing medicines have the risk of physical dependence and possibility of withdrawal when used long-term. › The non-opioid part of Acetaminophen with codeine, acetaminophen (Tylenol), has a high risk of liver failure and death if you take more than the maximum daily dose. Be very careful. › Relies on the users to be aware of how much acetaminophen (Tylenol) they are using since it is a very common ingredient in many prescription and non-prescription pain medicines. › Avoid alcohol. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Coming soon. › This is a combination pain medication. It contains both an opioid medicine, and acetaminophen (Tylenol). › Starts working in 30 minutes. › Works best if you take it as soon as you start feeling pain. › Pain relief lasts 4-6 hours. › Can make you dizzy or drowsy. › Avoid activities need you to be fully alert until you know how it affects you. › Take it with food to lower the chance of an upset stomach. › Constipation is common and may not go away while you're taking this medicine. Drinking lots of water and using laxatives can help. › Don't take more than instructed to prevent liver damage. › Use it for the shortest time possible, and at the lowest dose possible, to lower your chance of becoming addicted. › Talk to your doctor if it doesn't help enough for your pain, or if the side effects are really bad. Learn more More about Lodine Side effects Reviews & ratings FDA package insert More about Acetaminophen with codeine Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert