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What happens if I miss a dose of acetaminophen-codeine?

If you remember the dose shortly after you should have taken it, go ahead and take the medicine. Do not take the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. It is important that you do not take a larger dose of acetaminophen-codeine than is prescribed.

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