Lactation Safety Information

Dihydrocodeine + paracetamol

Dihydrocodeine + paracetamol
Paracetamol, Ibuprofen/Diclofenac, Tramadol
Extensive experience of safe use of dihydrocodeine and paracetamol in breastfeeding
No published evidence of safety for dihydrocodeine
One case report of possible dihydrocodeine-induced somnolence, hypoglycaemia and bradycardia in a breastfed infant
Monitor infants for drowsiness, adequate weight gain, and developmental milestones, especially in younger (up to one month), exclusively breastfed infants
13 May 2021