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User Reviews for Acetaminophen / codeine

Acetaminophen / codeine has an average rating of 4.9 out of 10 from a total of 198 ratings on Drugs.com. 36% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 47% reported a negative effect.

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Summary of Acetaminophen / codeine reviews 4.9 198 reviews

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Reviews for Acetaminophen / codeine

Capt EO · Taken for less than 1 month September 12, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “Docs are so scared to give pain meds these days. I understand but damn if you need them you need them. I had a spinal fusion and lamonectomy and they give me T3 (Tylenol with codeine #3). I mean, really? I'm in pain. Like can't move from my bed kind of pain and I get T3, what has happened to the world.”

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Rebel · Taken for less than 1 month January 17, 2020

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “My wisdom tooth came in and shattered and I've been in immense pain. I was prescribed tylenol 3 and it doesn't take the pain away, it doesn't even take the edge off. I just want to scream because it hurts so bad. I can't even close my mouth anymore.”

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My name is Jeff · Taken for less than 1 month September 9, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I had a severe tooth ache and my dentist gave me a prescription of this tylenol with codeine, not many but just to ease my pain. It worked miracles I do not see it's habit forming but the pain is gone when I take two a day, in 6 hour intervals.”

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Ash March 3, 2020

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I am experiencing VERY BAD tooth pain to where I feel like crying. I was prescribed tylenol #3 so I took it and it did absolutely NOTHING for my pain. That was a complete waste of my money. I will be going back to taking the advil and tylenol combo.”

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Herniated discs l4/l5 · Taken for less than 1 month September 10, 2016

Tylenol with Codeine #4 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I have herniated discs in my lower back, I have been on 10mg/325mg norco 4 times daily for 11 months. All of a sudden this other pain doctor I was forced to see since mine disappeared put me on T4's which are complete JUNK! I would rather take nothing at all... I feel like I am just flooding my liver with tylenol for nothing... The DEA needs to stop threatening doctors with jail and let them do their jobs. I'm sorry but just because some junkies decided to shoot heroin and die doesn't give them the right to deny me quality Healthcare... I AM PISSED because I am in PAIN! I DON'T WANT TO GET HIGH I JUST WANT RELIEF!”

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in pain man October 2, 2018

Tylenol with Codeine #4 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Osteoarthritis: “I was on norco for years. Helped my pain. Then our wonderful government DEA starts to threaten our doctors and now I'm on T4 and it absolutely does nothing for my pain. I'm tired of this rubbish! Drug abusers have nothing to do with responsible people who need pain relief! When I pick up my meds I feel like I am a criminal!!!”

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Owie July 26, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “Had two molars extracted today. Prescribed T3s for pain. May as well take children's aspirin. Hurting horribly right now. I had 4 children with no pain meds. I know pain and t3s do nothing for me. Damn”

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Jojo · Taken for less than 1 month June 1, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I was prescribed Tylenol with codiene T3 for a bad toothache that I’ve been having. It was due to cavity deep in my tooth which was a root canal. It stopped hurting after a couple of minutes and the pain isn’t on the tooth anymore so relieved!!”

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Jewel Costa July 13, 2015

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “My lower left teeth were in pain and my left jaw became swollen, I was in terrible pain and went to my dentist for an emergency. Turns out I had an infection. I was prescribed tylenol 3 for pain and boy did it work wonders, also the codiene helped to relax me from the facial pain. I recommend this to anyone who like myself, doesn't take pills on a regular basis. Some people have a tolerance to low dose pain medications, so I think this why T3 gets the shaft from heavy pill takers.”

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L. Nelson · Taken for less than 1 month February 5, 2014

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Cough: “This seemed to work for a recent bout with the flu and bronchitis. Everything hurt from head to toe. 1 pill in the morning and 1 at night worked wonders. The drowsiness is manageable and the ability to function normally was present. I'd recommend for aches and pains from flu and hard coughing.”

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dirk-davy July 15, 2013

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Osteoarthritis: “I take 4 or 5 Tylenol # 3's per day. Seems to work for my neck and shoulder at about a factor of 80%. Also helps a bit with being bummed out and also with minor depression. Hope this helps. P.S. I like this better than Vicodin. Vicodin gives me a headache, for some reason. ”

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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month December 25, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I have a dry socket from right lower molar extraction and was prescribed this medication for the severe pain. This pain is unbearable and Tylenol with codeine does nothing for it. If I could give this a 0 I would. I don’t know why this is still on the market Advil did more for me.”

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Anonymous April 2, 2012

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Cough: “This is the only medication I have found to help with a chronic cough after a cold or respiratory infection. It makes me a little sleepy if I take it during the day, but I can function with little coughing.”

9 / 10
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Adam4x4 · Taken for less than 1 month January 10, 2020

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “Prescribed Tylenol with codiene for pain following tooth extraction. Made me feel buzzed but did nothing about the pain. Do not take it and drive or use machinery. I thought it might help me sleep but before I could fall asleep I started itching really bad so no, not good for that either. It's really a waste of money.”

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Anonymous January 8, 2011

Tylenol with Codeine #4 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I use Tylenol #4 for moderate abdominal pain caused from endometriosis. This medication doesn't completely stop the pain but makes it easier to function normally. The best thing about it it starts working so quickly after I take it. Other medications I have tried like Vicodin does not work as quickly or effectively.”

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Rick · Taken for 1 to 2 years July 17, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Osteoarthritis: “Took Tylenol 3 for osteoarthritis for 2 years and it worked great usually took only 1 tablet before bed to take the edge off the pain for my osteoarthritis. My doctor took me off of it recently but nothing has worked as good.”

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Shocked and Unhappy in the USA · Taken for less than 1 month October 19, 2016

Tylenol with Codeine #4 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I was given tylenol #3, initially, for a severe injury, it had no effect on the pain. I revisited the issue with my doctor and was put on tylenol #4. At supposedly double the narcotic in the tablet, I was shocked at how little the pain reliever accomplished. However, a cough I'd had with a cold was lessened...not useful in the purpose of pain relief. I decided to be frank with my doctor and ask why I was being given such low dose/ineffective pain relief for something as serious as my injury, especially given that I have no history of drug abuse...fear of the DEA was the answer I finally received after pushing past much circular logic dissuasion from my doctor. The DEA is the reason my pain is not being managed. This is a travesty.”

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Toothache2003 · Taken for less than 1 month June 17, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I got all four wisdom teeth out two days ago and was prescribed this medication by the specialist I saw. The actual procedure went well, but as soon as I got home (about an hour post-op), the throbbing pain in my upper and lower jaw began. I was unable to sleep the first few hours, then slept for about two during the night. The second day was worse, I wasn’t able to sleep at all and the second night I began throwing up. I am awake now, in pain on the third day. Switching to normal Advil to hopefully get some pain relief. :(”

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Manny · Taken for 10 years or more July 26, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I have been on pain medicine for about 2 decades, due to pain caused by a motor bike crash. Broke my leg in three parts and crushed ankle etc. At first they put me on many pain medicine like morphine, oxy and many others but I got very addicted to them due to my severe pain. So my doctors started cutting down slow and they started using Tylenol 3 and therapy. So now it has been over two decades and I am taking 6 Tylenol 3 a day with therapy. I am doing okay. I have to admit there is days that I have severe pain that Tylenol 3 relieves my pain a little. My advice for you out there that will have to take pain killers (that is what I call them) for a very long time, before you would get out of control with them, go for therapy to know how to have self control over them.”

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Becca92 February 20, 2018

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I have a cavity that is deep into the root of my tooth that is causing me a lot of pain went to dentist and they are going to end up pulling it. But in the mean time gave me Tylenol with codeine and it won't even touch the pain!”

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BreeB · Taken for less than 1 month July 27, 2014

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “My husband and I suffered the loss of our baby (7/2/14) and I needed a D&C the following day due to severe blood loss and I was on Percocet 5/325's for 1 week and then lowered to Vicodin 5/325's and I went to my FP and he prescribed Tylenol 3's for my menstrual cramps. He said to take it with 3-4 ibuprofen. Tylenol 3's hardly ever work for me. When taken in combination together, they work great.”

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Pegleg13 · Taken for 5 to 10 years October 22, 2012

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Osteoarthritis: “It does take the edge off the pain. Taken every 6 hours, the effects weaken and pain returns after 6-5 hours. Side effects can be dizziness so do not operate a vehicle, etc. another side effect can be constipation if taken for more than several days. An OTC stool softener is recommended by my doctor.”

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Zegota June 14, 2018

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “First I must let you know I have a congenital disability that has become more severe as in pain and at my age of sixty-seven. I am some what more concern over my pain medication, which has today became a much more challenging issue in obtaining. Anyway, it is almost impossible for me to obtain good pain medication without jumping through many hoops, which I am sure some of you are now experiencing . Boy would I love to discuss that issue with you, anyway I have found that Tylenol with Codeine #3 is somewhat easy for me to get a prescription for, and it will work well with my Methadone I am now on for pain. So, sure I do believe Tylenol with Codeine is a good choice, it is very affordable, and for us with pain, it is for now. Somewhat less challenging to get our hands on, I just wish the medical model and those in control of our pain medication understand, they are actually harming us with severe pain. We don't sell our medication, because we need every pill...good luck friends.”

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daily chronic pain August 10, 2013

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “I use several narcotics for the daily chronic pain I suffer from. Also I have glaucoma and uvetis which is an eye disease I also suffer from. When I run out of my Vicodin I use Tylenol 3 until I get my script filled. I think it works great, Love my Tylenol 3. With a daughter with special needs I need my pain controlled.”

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kelrebec · Taken for 1 to 2 years January 6, 2017

Tylenol with Codeine #4 (acetaminophen / codeine) for Pain: “My discs are degenerative, and I had a back surgery 20 years ago that failed. At the time, I was given 2 T-4's every 4 hours. That made working almost tolerable. Long story short, 2 surgeries later and I am prescribed a T-4 every 6 hours. I am in chronic pain and will be (most likely) and have no life due to it. Since the DEA now prescribes for me, I guess I will just have to shrivel up and die. Having raised a teenaged son, Norco's were quite popular 9 years ago and that's what has contributed to this travesty. I do not deny there are drug seekers, however, I am on disability at 56 because I cannot get enough relief to be a dependable worker anymore and it is, quite literally, killing me slowly. ”

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