dihydrocodeine


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dihydrocodeine

 [di-hi″dro-ko´dēn]
a synthetic opioid analgesic and antitussive.

dihydrocodeine

A painkilling drug. Brand names are DF118, DHC Continus and, in conjunction with PARACETAMOL, Remedeine.
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Non-injectable opioids available in South Africa Opioid Formulations available Strong Buprenorphine Sublingual, transdermal Fentanyl Transdermal Hydromorphone Oral Morphine Oral Oxycodone Oral Weak Codeine Oral Dihydrocodeine Oral Tramadol Oral Table 2.
(19) This biochip array contains, among others, four discrete test sites: a first test site for the specific detection of oxycodone (% cross-reactivity with morphine and codeine <0.1%); a second test site for the detection of oxycodone, noroxycodone and hydrocodone; a third test site for the generic detection of oxycodone, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, ethylmorphine, codeine, dihydrocodeine and, levorphanol; and a fourth test site for the detection of buprenorphine.
Drug name Therapeutic category Acetaminophen Analgesic; antipyretic Ambroxol Expectorant Bromhexine Expectorant; mucolytic Caffeine CNS stimulant; respiratory stimulant Carbinoxamine Antihistaminic d-Chlorpheniramine Antihistaminic Clemastine Antihistaminic Dextromethorphan Antitussive Dihydrocodeine Analgesic (narcotic); antitussive Ethenzamide Analgesic Guaiacol Expectorant Guaifenesin Expectorant Ibuprofen Anti-inflammatory; analgesic; antipyretic Isopropamide Antispasmodic Loxoprofen (R, S) Anti-inflammatory; analgesic Mequitazine Antihistaminic d-Methylephedrine Analeptic Noscapine Antitussive Pseudoephedrine Decongestant Tranexamic acid Hemostatic TABLE 2: Binding affinities of the ingredients of cold medicines to the antigenic-peptide binding groove of HLA-A * 02:06.
The tiny 42-day-old baby was repeatedly poisoned with the powerful pain killer dihydrocodeine. It is never used on babies and rarely on children.
In 6 of the 11 studies, the controls received placebo; the remaining 5 studies featured "active control." That is, the control groups received acetaminophen 500 mg 3 times daily, diclofenac (25-50 mg up to 3 times daily on demand), dihydrocodeine 60 mg twice daily, dextropropoxyphene 100 mg 3 times daily, or pentazocine 50 mg 4 times per day.
He had previously been investigated for injecting himself with a patient's sedative drug, and was dismissed only after being accused of stealing two boxes of painkiller dihydrocodeine.
Other opioids are also used, including dihydrocodeine, codeine, and diamorphine.
Oral fluid samples were collected on OraSure Technologies Intercept collection devices and analyzed for morphine, oxymorphone, hydromorphone, 6-MAM, oxycodone, codeine, dihydrocodeine, hydrocodone and the synthetic opioid fentanyl.