Can I Take dihydrocodeine with other painkillers

Can I Take dihydrocodeine with other painkillers It’s safe to take dihydrocodeine with paracetamolibuprofen or aspirin (do not give aspirin to children under 16 years of age).

Do not take dihydrocodeine with painkillers that contain codeine. You will be more likely to get side effects.

Painkillers that contain codeine include co-codamol (codeine and paracetamol), Nurofen Plus (codeine and ibuprofen), co-codaprin (codeine and aspirin) and Solpadeine (codeine, paracetamol, ibuprofen and caffeine).

6. Side effects

Like all medicines, dihydrocodeine can cause side effects in some people, but many people have no side effects or only minor ones.

You’re more likely to have side effects if you take the higher strengths of dihydrocodeine.

Common side effects

Common side effects happen in more than 1 in 100 people. Talk to a doctor or pharmacist if the side effects bother you or do not go away:

Serious side effects

Serious side effects happen in less than 1 in 100 people. Call a doctor straight away if you get any of the following:

Immediate action required:Call 999 if:

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