Dihydrocodeine

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Articles

Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

generic · Non-proprietary

Non-proprietary
generic
Tablets 30mg
A1 · Amber 1 · Stability data is available in an alternative container (not CAs) that may be extrapolated to support storage in CAs.
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store in a dry place and protect from light.
11th May 2015

DF118 Forte · Martindale Pharmaceuticals

Martindale Pharmaceuticals
DF118 Forte
Tablets 40mg
A3 · Amber 3 · No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store in a dry place and protect from light.
11th May 2015

DHC Continus · Napp Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Napp Pharmaceuticals Ltd
DHC Continus
Tablets m/r 60mg, 120mg
A3 · Amber 3 · No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
No special precautions for storage
No special requirements for storage.
11th May 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Tramadol, Ibuprofen/Diclofenac
Extensive experience of safe use in breastfeeding
No published evidence of safety
Infant monitoring advised, especially in young infants (see summary)
One case report of possible dihydrocodeine-induced somnolence, hypoglycaemia and bradycardia in a breastfed infant
24th April 2018