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Side Effects of Tylenol with Codeine

Just like any medicine, Tylenol with Codeine can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. Most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects of Tylenol with Codeine include but are not limited to:
 
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness.
     
(Click Tylenol with Codeine Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Tylenol with Codeine can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Tylenol with Codeine Drug Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Tylenol with Codeine if you have:
 
  • Severe abdominal (stomach) pain
  • A history of drug or alcohol dependence
  • A head injury or high intracranial pressure
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Addison's disease
  • An enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH)
  • Lung disease or breathing problems of any sort
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Tylenol with Codeine Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
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