What is Co-Dydramol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Co-dydramol is an international name for the combination of dihydrocodeine tartrate, a semi-synthetic opioid analgesic and paracetamol, a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID). Co-dydramol tablets are used for the relief of moderate pain.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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Severe
3
Moderate
1
Mild
4
None
2

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Co-Dydramol

2
1
1
1
1
1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Co-Dydramol)
Dosage Patients
8tablet(s) as needed 2
500mg as needed 2
2tablet(s) as needed 2
4 tablet(s) daily 2
500 mg daily 2
2mg as needed 1
100mg as needed 1
500 mg all the time (24/7) 1
4 mcg daily 1
6 tablet(s) daily 1
Why Patients Stopped Taking Co-Dydramol (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 5
Side effects too severe 2
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Not indicated 1
See all 8 patients who’ve stopped taking Co-Dydramol

Duration

Currently Taking Co-Dydramol
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 8
Stopped Taking Co-Dydramol
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 4
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 2
Adherence
Always
7 70%
Usually
2 20%
Sometimes
1 10%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
1 10%
Somewhat
2 20%
A little
5 50%
Not at all
2 20%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
3 100%
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2 patient evaluations for Co-Dydramol

NOMOREPAIN911
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NOMOREPAIN911
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:M46y
FM:3y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See NOMOREPAIN911's full Co-Dydramol history

Apr 23, 2012 (Started Jan 29, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: was not able to swollow very well ...so changed it to caps

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poshbird
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poshbird
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F51y
CFS:2y Dx
FM:5y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See poshbird's full Co-Dydramol history

May 9, 2011 (Started Apr 27, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 4000 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: it only helped slightly so dr advised me to come off it
Side effects: Headaches

May 1, 2011 (Started Apr 27, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 4000 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: co-dydramol does not seem to be working that well at the moment
Side effects: Headaches

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