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Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Pharmacy and Medications
Tylenol 3`s and Atasol 30`s
I went to the drugstore today with a script for Tylenol 3`s and the pharmacist told me that they were the same as Atasol 30`s. Is this correct and how much acetaminophen is in Atasol 30`s?
Atasol 30 is marketed in
. It is a combination of acetaminophen 325mg, codeine 30mg, and caffeine citrate 30mg (equivalent to caffeine 15mg). In Canada , Tylenol with Codeine #3 contains 300mg of acetaminophen, 30mg of codeine and 15mg of caffeine. Atasol 30 is similar, but not exactly the same as the Canadian version of Tylenol with Codeine #3. Atasol 30 contains 25mg more Acetaminophen than the Tylenol with Codeine #3 Canada
This response was prepared by Adam Hamblen, PharmD student at the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy.
Robert James Goetz, PharmD, DABAT
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati