buy Dihydrocodeine tablets online is an opiate painkiller. It’s used to treat moderate to severe pain, such as after an operation or a serious injury.
It’s also used for long-standing pain when weaker painkillers, such as paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin, have not worked.
Dihydrocodeine is only available on prescription. It also comes mixed with paracetamol, this is called co-dydramol.
It comes as standard tablets, slow-release tablets and as a liquid that you swallow. It can also be given by an injection into the muscle or under the skin. This is usually done in hospital.
buy Dihydrocodeine tablets online is also known by the brand names DHC Continus and DF118 Forte.
ults and children aged 4 years and over can take dihydrocodeine.
Dihydrocodeine is not suitable for some people. Tell a doctor before taking the medicine if you:
have ever had an allergic reaction to dihydrocodeine or any other medicine
have any stomach problems, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or Crohn’s disease, or if you’re taking medicines for these conditions
have lung problems, asthma or breathing difficulties
have a head injury or a condition that causes seizures or fits
have an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism)
have an addiction to alcohol
take any other painkillers (including those you buy from a pharmacy or supermarket)
have liver or kidney problems
have myasthenia gravis, a rare illness that causes muscle weakness
are trying to become pregnant, are already pregnant or are breastfeeding
are under 18 years and have had your tonsils or adenoids taken out to treat obstructive sleep apnoea
have a rare condition causing problems with galactose intolerance
4. How and when to take it
It’s important to take dihydrocodeine as your doctor has asked you to. This is particularly important because dihydrocodeine can be addictive.
Swallow the tablets whole with water. It’s best to take them with or soon after a meal or snack.
How much will I take?
buy Dihydrocodeine tablets online come in 5 different strengths. The tablets contain 30mg, 40mg, 60mg, 90mg or 120mg of dihydrocodeine.
How often you take your tablets will depend on the strength.
Immediate release tablets
The usual dose for adults and children aged 12 years and over is:
The usual dose of dihydrocodeine liquid is one to three 5ml spoonfuls taken every 4 to 6 hours. One 5ml spoonful has 10mg of dihydrocodeine in it (3 spoonfuls contain 30mg).
For children aged between 4 and 11 years dose is worked out based on weight. The usual dose is between 0.5mg and 1mg per kg of body weight, up to a maximum dose of 30mg every 4 to 6 hours.
If you’re taking dihydrocodeine as a liquid, it will come with a plastic medicine spoon or syringe to help you measure the correct amount. Ask a pharmacist for one if you do not have it.
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