What is Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-doxylamine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Maxydol


See also: Codeine Doxylamine

Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-doxylamine is a combination product that is used to treat mild to moderate pain, such as headache, migraine, or even nerve pain. Acetaminophen (paracetamol) and codeine both act as pain killers, and doxylamine acts as a sedative.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Migraine-associated vertigo 1 0
Muscle and joint pain 1 0
Pain in lower back 1 1
Prevent migraine 1 0
Rheumatoid arthritis 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-doxylamine

Side effect Patients Percentage


Based on patients currently taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-doxylamine

Dosage Patients Percentage
2 tablet(s) twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-doxylamine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-doxylamine


Currently taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-doxylamine

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-doxylamine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-doxylamine after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Propoxyphene-Acetaminophen (Darvocet) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-doxylamine.