Dihydrocodeine 30mg is used to treat moderate to severe pain, such as after a dental procedure or an injury. It can also be used to treat long-term pain associated with conditions like arthritis and fibromyalgia. It is safe to take this medication concurrently with everyday painkillers like paracetamol, aspirin and ibuprofen.
Codeine is an opioid-based treatment that relieves mild to moderate levels of pain. It may be used on its own or in combination with other painkillers such as paracetamol. Codeine tablets are also used to treat a dry and painful cough and this medication comes in 3 doses; 15mg, 30mg and 60mg. It was approved by the FDA in 1950 and has since been used by millions of patients worldwide.
Co-codamol is a combination analgesic that is used to treat moderate to severe pain conditions such as back pain, headache and postoperative pain. This medication contains 30mg codeine and 500mg paracetamol. It is safe to take co-codamol with ibuprofen and aspirin to increase its pain-reducing effect.