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Apap With Codeine

Generic Name:acetaminophen with codeine

Other Brand Names: Capital with codeine, Phenaphen with codeine, Tylenol with codeine

Revised:4/2/2000

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  • Taking the Medicine
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  •   Overview

    Acetaminophen and codeine is an excellent analgesic combination for mild to moderate pain relief.

    It can ease the discomfort of a bad toothache or the aftermath of minor surgery, as well as a wide array of other situations that call for pain management.

    One of the most commonly prescribed brand name preparations is Tylenol with codeine. It is also available as Margesic and Phenaphen with codeine.

    The number on the formula represents the amount of codeine the formula contains. No. 1 has 7.5 mg of codeine, No. 2, 15 mg, No. 3, 30 mg and No. 4 contains 60 mg of codeine.