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Generic Tylenol with Codeine

There are currently a few generic Tylenol with Codeine (acetaminophen with codeine) products available on the market. The tablets come in three different strengths, and the oral solution form is only available in one strength. Several drug companies manufacture generic Tylenol with Codeine, including Watson Laboratories, Teva Pharmaceuticals, and Barr Laboratories.

Generic Tylenol with Codeine: An Overview

Tylenol® with Codeine (acetaminophen with codeine) is a prescription pain medication. It contains two different medications: codeine phosphate (a narcotic related to morphine) and acetaminophen (Tylenol®, also known as APAP). It is usually used to treat short-term pain (such as after an injury or surgery), although sometimes it is used for chronic pain.
Brand-name Tylenol with Codeine is made by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. However, the patents for this medication have long expired, and many different generic versions are currently available. In fact, Ortho-McNeil has stopped making some forms of brand-name Tylenol with Codeine.

Strengths of Generic Tylenol with Codeine

Generic Tylenol with Codeine comes in the following strengths and forms:
  • Acetaminophen with codeine No. 2 -- 300 mg of acetaminophen and 15 mg of codeine phosphate
  • Acetaminophen with codeine No. 3 -- 300 mg of acetaminophen and 30 mg of codeine phosphate
  • Acetaminophen with codeine No. 4 -- 300 mg of acetaminophen and 60 mg of codeine phosphate
  • Acetaminophen with codeine oral solution -- 120 mg of acetaminophen and 12.5 mg of codeine phosphate per 5 mL (per teaspoonful).

Who Makes Generic Tylenol with Codeine?

Generic Tylenol with Codeine is made by numerous different generic manufacturers. A few of these manufacturers include:
  • Barr Laboratories
  • Mikart, Inc.
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Watson Laboratories.
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