Dihydrocodeine Tablets 30mg
Dihydrocodeine tablets 3omg is an opioid medicine (sometimes called an opiate). It is use to treat moderate-to-severe types of pain. It works by binding to certain tiny areas, called opioid receptors, in your central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). This leads to a decrease in the way you feel pain and your reaction to pain. Dihydrocodeine is available on a prescription from a doctor.
Dihydrocodeine is a stronger alternative to codeine that can be used to treat moderate to severe pain, coughing, and also shortness of breath. This medication is an ideal treatment for chronic pain that is not being relieve by more common painkillers. The effects of this medication can also be enhance when use in conjunction with other standard painkillers.
Dihydrocodeine is sometimes prescribe in combination with the painkiller paracetamol in a medicine call co-dydramol. Co-dydramol is available on prescription and also from pharmacies on the advice of a pharmacist.
Dihydrocodeine Side Effects
Along with their useful effects, most medicines can cause unwanted side-effects although not everyone experiences them. The table below contains some of the most common ones associated with dihydrocodeine. You will find a full list in the manufacturer’s information leaflet supplied with your medicine. The unwanted effects often improve as your body adjusts to the new medicine, but speak with your doctor or pharmacist if any of the following continue or become troublesome.
Dihydrocodeine 30 mg Dosage
The majority of patients take a dihydrocodeine 30 mg dosage, although this will vary according to the type and severity of a person’s pain. It is recommend that users begin this treatment on as low a dosage as is effective, and then increase this dosage gradually. Elderly patients and those with kidney and/or liver issues should take extra care with regards to dosage.