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Tylenol with Codeine Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Tylenol with Codeine, a narcotic analgesic, is used to treat mild to moderately severe pain. It contains two drugs such as acetaminophen and codeine. Acetaminophen, an antipyretic analgesic, is used to reduce pain and fever. Codeine, a narcotic analgesic, is used to treat pain that is moderate to severe.

Tylenol with Codeine Dosage

  • To Relieve Pain, the usual starting dose may contain from 15 milligrams to 60 milligrams of codeine phosphate and from 300 to 1,000 milligrams of acetaminophen.
  • The safety of Tylenol with Codeine elixir has not been established in children under 3 years old.

Uses of Tylenol with Codeine

  • It is used to treat mild to moderately severe pain.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Tylenol with Codeine

Before taken Tylenol with Codeine medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Tylenol with Codeine. Side effects may include:

  • Dizziness
  • Light-headedness
  • Nausea
  • Sedation
  • Vomiting

Warnings and precautions before taking Tylenol with Codeine:

  • If you have ever had liver, kidney, thyroid, or adrenal disease, difficulty urinating, or an enlarged prostate, then you should tell your doctor.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.
  • If you have experienced a head injury, then you should consult with your doctor before taking Tylenol with Codeine.
  • If you have stomach problems, such as an ulcer, then you should check with your doctor before taking Tylenol with Codeine.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Tylenol with Codeine with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Tylenol with Codeine with the following:

  • Antidepressants such as Elavil, Nardil, Parnate, and Tofranil
  • Drugs that control spasms, such as Cogentin
  • Major tranquilizers such as Clozaril and Thorazine
  • Other narcotic painkillers such as Darvon
  • Tranquilizers such as Xanax and Valium

After taken Tylenol with Codeine if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Tylenol with Codeine overdose include:

  • Bluish skin
  • Cold and clammy skin
  • Decreased
  • Irregular, or stopped breathing
  • Extreme sleepiness progressing to stupor or coma

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