Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Synalgos-DC

Descriptions


Aspirin, caffeine, and dihydrocodeine combination is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain.

Aspirin is used to relieve pain and reduce fever in patients. Aspirin is a salicylate medicine and acts on the immune system to reduce inflammation. It is also known as an anti-inflammatory analgesic.

Caffeine is a CNS stimulant that is used with pain relievers to increase their effect. It has also been used for migraine headaches. Dihydrocodeine belongs to the group of medicines called narcotic analgesics (pain medicines). It acts on the central nervous system (CNS) to relieve pain.

When dihydrocodeine is used for a long time or in large doses, it may become habit-forming, causing mental or physical dependence. Physical dependence may lead to withdrawal side effects when you stop taking the medicine.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule