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Dihydrocodeine
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
SS Bron; DHC Plus; Panlor DC
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Opioid Analgesic
CHEMICAL NAME
4,5-alpha-epoxy-3-methoxy-17-methyl-morphinan-6-ol
DESCRIPTION
Dihydroxycodeine is an opiate agonist and analgesic used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It is often administered with anti-inflammatories (e.g. aspirin) and caffeine.
CAUTION
Many dihydrocodeine preparations contain analgesics such as acetaminophen/paracetamol, which can be toxic to the liver in high doses.
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