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Who should not take acetaminophen-codeine?

Acetaminophen-codeine is not right for everyone. Some people are allergic to this medication. People who consume more than two alcoholic beverages each day or have liver damage may not be able to take acetaminophen-codeine. Some other medical conditions, including head injury, also may preclude the use the medicine. Expectant mothers, those who plan to become pregnant, and mothers who breast feed may not be able to use acetaminophen-codeine or may be prescribed a reduced dose. Discuss these circumstances with your doctor.

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