Acetaminophen, Codeine Phosphate Oral Suspension 120-12Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Acetaminophen, Codeine Phosphate: Oral suspension (120-12mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ACETAMINOPHEN; CODEINE (a set a MEE noe fen; KOE deen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain.

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Capital and Codeine 120mg-12mg/5ml Suspension

NDC: 001870003
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Mild Pain, Moderate Pain

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cough, Bone Pain, Migraine, Myalgia, Arthralgia, Dental Pain, Headache

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Capital and Codeine 120mg-12mg/5ml Suspension

Reported Side Effects for Capital and Codeine 120mg-12mg/5ml Suspension

Itching Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
7.0-24.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
19.0-25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Capital and Codeine 120mg-12mg/5ml Suspension

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Capital and Codeine 120mg-12mg/5ml Suspension(Acetaminophen)
Alcohol and Acetaminophen(Acetaminophen)
Patients who drink more than 3 alcoholic drinks a day and take acetaminophen are at increased risk of developing liver side effects. Avoid alcoholic drinks if you are taking acetaminophen on a regular basis.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Capital and Codeine 120mg-12mg/5ml Suspension(Codeine Phosphate)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Codeine Phosphate)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Capital and Codeine 120mg-12mg/5ml Suspension(Acetaminophen)
Tobacco and Acetaminophen(Acetaminophen)
If you are a tobacco smoker, use of Acetaminophen can increase the risk of liver side effects. Immediately tell your doctor if you get severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, or yellowing of the skin. Do not exceed 4 g acetaminophen/day in adults. Tell your doctor if Acetaminophen does not help your headache or other pain. Tobacco smoke may reduce the effectiveness of Acetaminophen.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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