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Codeine is a medicine used to treat pain. It is also used to treat coughs.

It can be given as an injection, tablet, or liquid.

It is also available as a combination product (e.g., Tylenol with Codeine) that is mixed with acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol. These products are used to treat pain.

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If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:

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Last Updated: 11/2013