Drug Information -- Tylenol With Codeine
Tylenol® with Codeine (acetaminophen with codeine) is a prescription medication approved to treat mild-to-moderate pain. It is typically used to treat short-term pain due to an injury, surgery, or dental procedure. Occasionally, it is used to treat chronic pain, migraines, or other types of recurring, long-term conditions that cause pain. Strict laws and regulations control the sale and use of this drug (it contains a narcotic medication and is classified as a controlled substance).
Prior to beginning treatment with Tylenol with Codeine, inform your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including supplements and nonprescription products. You should also be aware of possible side effects, such as:
The medication comes in tablet form and is also available as an oral solution for children.
(For more information on this drug, click Tylenol with Codeine. This article offers a complete overview, including details on its safety and effectiveness, dosing guidelines, available strengths, and more.)