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What are the side effects of acetaminophen with codeine?

Side effects of acetaminophen with codeine include:

  • vomiting
  • vision changes
  • stomach pain
  • general feelings of illness or unhappiness
  • flushing
  • mood changes
  • nausea
  • lightheadedness
  • sleepiness
  • dizziness
  • constipation
  • undue sense of well-being

If any of these side effects persist or get worse, it is advised to go see your doctor. Either acetaminophen or codeine may cause allergic reactions, including rash, itching, hives and swelling of face, lips, mouth or tongue. If you get any of these symptoms, seek emergency help. Also seek immediate care if you experience darkened urine or changes in urine production, breathing difficulties, irregular or slowed breathing, irregular heartbeat, severe stomach pain or jaundice.

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