Acetaminophen with Codeine
Common brand names:Aceta-codeine, Capital with codeine, Tylenol-codeine
This drug combines two primary active ingredients: acetaminophen and codeine.
Acetaminophen is used to reduce pain and fever. Unlike NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), it lacks anti-inflammatory activity. Acetaminophen is available by itself or in nonprescription and prescription-only combination products used to relieve pain and the symptoms associated with colds and flu.
Codeine is a narcotic analgesic (pain reliever) derived from opium. It is used alone and in combination products to treat mild to moderate pain and as a cough suppressant.
Summary of Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, & Foods
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