Can you get high on co-dydramol?

Can you get high on co-dydramol?

If you take co-dydramol regularly for a long time, you can become addicted to the dihydrocodeine in it. However, if you’re taking it as a painkiller under medical supervision, this is unlikely to happen to you. People who take it as a recreational drug to “get high” are more likely to become addicted.

What happens if you take too much co-dydramol?

Taking too much co-codamol can be very dangerous. That’s because the paracetamol in it can cause liver damage. Do not increase the dose of co-codamol or take a double dose even if your pain is very bad.

Can you feel high on paracetamol?

People who take paracetamol and codeine may also feel high, and this is because of how the codeine impacts the brain. If you take too much, it can slow respiration to a dangerous level or cause an overdose or death.

What happens if you drink alcohol while taking co-dydramol?

Do not drink alcohol while you are taking Co-codamol Tablets. Alcohol may increase the sedative effects of co-codamol and make you very sleepy.

What’s the difference between co-dydramol?

Paracetamol can be used with stronger pain management medication to get additional pain relief. Paracetamol is commonly combined with codeine as a single tablet containing both medications, called co-codamol. When paracetamol is combined with dihydrocodeine as a single tablet it is called co-dydramol.

What do you need to know about co dydramol tablets?

Co-Dydramol Tablets belong to a group of medicines called analgesics and are used for the relief of mild to moderate pain. 2 What you need to know before you take Co-Dydramol Tablets

How many paracetamol are in 10mg dydramol tablets?

1. Name of the medicinal product 2. Qualitative and quantitative composition Each tablet contains 10mg Dihydrocodeine Tartrate and 500mg Paracetamol. For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1. 3. Pharmaceutical form White uncoated tablets.

When to take co-dydramol or ibuprofen?

You will usually take co-dydramol when everyday painkillers – such as aspirin, ibuprofen and paracetamol – have not worked on their own. This medicine usually comes as tablets. You can buy lower-strength tablets from pharmacies. Higher-strength tablets are only available on prescription.

Is it safe to take co-dydramol during pregnancy?

Co-dydramol is not generally recommended during pregnancy. There may be safer medicines that you can take. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice. Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking co-dydramol. Co-dydramol is not normally recommended while breastfeeding.