How soon after taking acetaminophen-codeine will my symptoms improve?

Acetaminophen-codeine is absorbed quickly. Relief of pain should begin soon after taking the medication and start at a maximum of about two hours after taking a dose. A dose of the medicine can control pain for up to six hours.

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