What is the difference between vicodin and tylenol #3?

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25 Jun 2010

They are both opiates/opioids. One is codeine and the other is hydrocodone. Codeine is a bit weaker then hydrocodone. Hydrocodone is actually made from codeine and was initially developed for people who couldn't take codeine. Both drugs are not very strong but are still very addictive... Dave

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