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Uses of Dihydrocodeine
Dihydrocodeine is used in the treatment of:
- Pain, Postoperative
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Dihydrocodeine Brand Names
Dihydrocodeine may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Dihydrocodeine Drug Class
Dihydrocodeine is part of the drug class:
This is not a complete list of Dihydrocodeinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Dihydrocodeine and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Dihydrocodeine falls into category D:
It has been shown that use of Dihydrocodeine in pregnant women caused some babies to be born with problems. However, in some serious situations, the benefit of using this medication may be greater than the risk of harm to the baby.
Forms of Medication
Dihydrocodeine is available in the following forms:
- Extended Release Tablet
- Injectable Solution
- Oral Capsule
- Oral Solution
- Oral Tablet