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User Reviews for Acetaminophen/codeine to treat Pain

Acetaminophen/codeine has an average rating of 4.6 out of 10 from a total of 167 ratings for the treatment of Pain. 31% of those users who reviewed Acetaminophen/codeine reported a positive effect, while 50% reported a negative effect.

Acetaminophen/codeine Rating Summary

4.6/10 average rating

167 ratings from 170 user reviews.

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Reviews for Acetaminophen/codeine

Al March 15, 2021

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “Had 8 extractions today due to infection spreading through my jaw as well as a dental fistula (popped abscess) drained in 2 different spots. Antibiotics, TEC 3, and Ketorolac Tromethamine 10mg. So far the Tec 3 have done well and kept me comfortable. Just happy I don't have to cuddle up to an ice pack to sleep now. Don't read too much everyone reacts different to meds especial if they contain an opioids.”

7 / 10
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Sugar Baby · Taken for less than 1 month March 2, 2021

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “Went to the hospital for my toothache and Doctor gave me Ibuprofen 800 mg which is always a joke because it does nothing for pain. Thought it would get any better by going to my Dentist office & she gave me nothing at the office visit but ex-ray that showed wisdom tooth was the causing for pain that feels like someone is trying to take my gums and teeth out without a care at all. I have been crying like a baby. It feels like my head is going to explode. And she prescribed me Tylenol 3. Just took the third one and still waiting to see what relief I will get.”

3 / 10
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nick · Taken for less than 1 month February 23, 2021

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “It doesn't work on me, doesn't take my pain away at all or help me sleep.”

1 / 10
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Capt EO · Taken for less than 1 month September 12, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

1 / 10
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Rebel · Taken for less than 1 month January 17, 2020

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

2 / 10
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Ash March 3, 2020

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

1 / 10
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My name is Jeff · Taken for less than 1 month September 9, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

9 / 10
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Herniated discs l4/l5 · Taken for less than 1 month September 10, 2016

Tylenol with Codeine #4 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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!”

1 / 10
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Owie July 26, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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”

1 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month December 25, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

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

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

1 / 10
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Jewel Costa July 13, 2015

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

8 / 10
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Jojo · Taken for less than 1 month June 1, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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!!”

9 / 10
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Anonymous January 8, 2011

Tylenol with Codeine #4 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

9 / 10
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Manny · Taken for 10 years or more July 26, 2019

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

9 / 10
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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): “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): “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. :(”

2 / 10
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Becca92 February 20, 2018

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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!”

1 / 10
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BreeB · Taken for less than 1 month July 27, 2014

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

10 / 10
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Zegota June 14, 2018

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

8 / 10
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Zink · Taken for less than 1 month January 6, 2020

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “I was given this in the hospital when the pulmonary embolism It had shifted very painfully. Helped get me from a pain level or 6 or 7 down to a reasonable 1 or 2. Had been given Norco and even morphine previously but they where so strong I slept over 18hours a day. Would definitely recommend Tylenol with codeine to someone in moderate pain.”

8 / 10
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daily chronic pain August 10, 2013

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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.”

10 / 10
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kelrebec · Taken for 1 to 2 years January 6, 2017

Tylenol with Codeine #4 (acetaminophen / codeine): “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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Anonymous June 13, 2011

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “I have suffered from chronic joint pain my entire life. After trying almost every non narcoticoption there is, I finally was prescribed Tylenol #3. I had been given Vicodin in the past by an NP (despite not really wanting it), and had not found it to be effective. The codeine though has made a huge difference. I haven't had any of the negative effects with it (stomach pain, dizziness, etc) but have gotten a huge amount of pain relief. It isn't extremely strong, it won't take me from a 10 to a 0, but it will get me to a bearable 1 or 2.”

9 / 10
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Patient in pain January 20, 2016

Tylenol with Codeine #4 (acetaminophen / codeine): “I was given the Tylenol w/ Codeine #4 (300/60mg) tabs to use as an extra pain medication for the pain I had in my ankle from the screws about 3 months after my surgery. The Tylenol #4 didn't even make a dent in the pain relief. And in fact 600mg of Advil helped far more effectively then the Tylenol #4”

1 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month March 12, 2017

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “I have had all 4 of my wisdom teeth removed 2 days ago. To deal with the pain after my numbing injections wore off, I was prescribed Tylenol 3. When I got home, the pain from the operation was already starting to kick in, so I took one at 5 pm (which was when I got home) in hope of relieving my pain before trying to get to bed. I sat there in pain for the next 12 hrs, taking another pill every 4 hrs, and not a single bit of pain relief or drowsiness came to my aid.”

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Lori · Taken for 10 years or more June 25, 2020

Tylenol with Codeine #4 (acetaminophen / codeine): “It should be noted I've been on pain medications for 21 years so you can imagine I've tried it all, I use Tylenol #4 for breakthrough pain and for me it works very well from an 8/10 to a 3-5/10 but bearable. We each have different metabolisms that being said and as a result medicine doesn't do the same thing for everyone some of you will do well with Percocet or Vicodin, they don't work well for me but T4s do. Go figure.....so when you go to a doctor or go to the dentist they will take your opinion on this matter into consideration. Only we know what works for us. I saw so many reviews for T3s or T4s that said it didn't work for them it probably did to a minimal extent, but again you know your body and what pain medications especially that work for you I wish you all good luck in the future but for me T4s work wonders for me”

8 / 10
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BenF77 May 25, 2010

Tylenol with Codeine #3 (acetaminophen / codeine): “I suffer from chronic hip pain for several years now and have been prescribed a variety of narcotics to manage my pain. I must say that Tylenol #3 (2 pills every 4-6 hours as needed) provides enough relief to get me through the bad days and not feel "doped up" so I can still function at work.”

8 / 10
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