Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate. The review is based on 2,908 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate

Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate has active ingredients of acetaminophen; codeine phosphate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate 3,208 users)


On Dec, 01, 2018

2,908 people who take Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Vomiting
  • Acidosis (build-up of carbon dioxide in the blood)
  • Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (adverse drug reactions with rash)
  • Furuncle (infection of the hair follicle)
  • Death
1 - 6 months:
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)
  • Mouth ulceration (mouth ulcers)
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Clostridium difficile colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection)
  • Cytolytic hepatitis (dissolution or destruction of a liver cell)
6 - 12 months:
  • Colitis ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer)
  • Abdominal distension
  • Drug ineffective
  • Mental status changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)
1 - 2 years:
  • Extrapyramidal disorder (involuntary muscle spasms in the face and neck)
  • Hip dysplasia (abnormal formation of the hip socket)
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Calciphylaxis (is a syndrome with vascular calcium accumulation)
2 - 5 years:
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Cellulitis (infection under the skin)
  • Circulatory collapse
  • Hallucination, visual (seeing things that aren't there)
5 - 10 years:
  • Pneumonia
  • Proteinuria (presence of protein in the urine)
10+ years:

n/a

not specified:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Death
  • Overdose

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Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Vomiting
  • Anaphylactic reaction (serious allergic reaction)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)
male:
  • Vomiting
  • Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
  • Acidosis (build-up of carbon dioxide in the blood)
  • Blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)

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Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Drug level above therapeutic
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Maternal exposure during pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)
  • Respiratory distress (difficulty in breathing)
2-9:
  • Acute hepatic failure
  • Vomiting
  • Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  • Coma (state of unconsciousness lasting more than six hours)
  • Death
10-19:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Intra-uterine death
  • Apnoea (suspension of external breathing)
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Multiple drug overdose intentional
20-29:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Loss of libido (loss of sexual urge)
  • Accidental overdose
  • Aphthous stomatitis (mouth ulcer)
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
30-39:
  • Maternal exposure during pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)
  • Intra-uterine death
  • Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Loss of consciousness
40-49:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Cardio-respiratory arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)
  • Drug abuse
50-59:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Anaphylactic reaction (serious allergic reaction)
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Headache (pain in head)
60+:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Cardiac failure

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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