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.

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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Co-Dydramol

Severe
4
Moderate
1
Mild
4
None
3

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

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2
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1
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1
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1
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1
Hospitalization
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1

Show all 11 reported side effects

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Co-Dydramol)
Dosage
2tablet(s) as needed
Patients
4
Dosage
500mg as needed
Patients
2
Dosage
8tablet(s) as needed
Patients
2
Dosage
4 tablet(s) daily
Patients
2
Dosage
500 mg daily
Patients
2
Dosage
100mg as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
2mg as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
500 mg all the time (24/7)
Patients
1
Dosage
4 mcg daily
Patients
1
Dosage
1 tablet(s) four times daily
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently taking Co-Dydramol.

Why Patients Stopped Taking Co-Dydramol (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
5
Reason
Side effects too severe
Patients
3
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
1
Reason
Other
Patients
1
Reason
Course of treatment ended
Patients
1
Reason
Not indicated
Patients
1
See all 9 patients who’ve stopped taking Co-Dydramol

Duration

Currently Taking Co-Dydramol
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
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0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
1
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
8
Stopped Taking Co-Dydramol
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
4
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
1
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
2

Adherence


Always
Patients
7
58%
Usually
Patients
3
25%
Sometimes
Patients
2
17%
Never
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0
0%

Burden


Very
Patients
1
8%
Somewhat
Patients
3
25%
A little
Patients
4
33%
Not at all
Patients
4
33%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
7
140%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
5
100%

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Co-Dydramol after stopping:
Treatment name(s)
Paracetamol-dihydrocodeine (Paramol)
Patients
1
Patients stopped taking Co-Dydramol and switched to:
Treatment name(s)
Tramadol (Ultram, Tramadol ER, Ultram ER…)
Patients
2
Treatment name(s)
Codeine Phosphate
Patients
1
Treatment name(s)
Ibuprofen Prescription (Motrin Prescription, Ibu, Fenbid Gel)
Patients
1
Last updated:

2 patient evaluations for Co-Dydramol

NOMOREPAIN911
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NOMOREPAIN911
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:M47y
FM:4y 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

  • 0 helpful marks
poshbird
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poshbird
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F52y
FM:6y Dx
CFS:2y 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

  • 0 helpful marks
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