Opioids

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Either Tylenol #3 (acetaminophen with codeine) or Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)

Most common side effects

  1. Nausea
  2. Constipation
  3. Sedation/drowsiness
  4. Vomiting

Other possible side effects include

  • potential for respiratory depression  Most deadly
  • opioid-induced sleep disturbances
  • opioid-induced bladder dysfunction ie urinary retention