Skip to content

Insomnia Tabs UK

Dihydrocodeine 30mg


Dihydrocodeine is a type of pain medication that doctors prescribe for pain, fever and inflammation. It contains a combination of three components; codeine, aspirin and caffeine. Codeine works in areas of the brain to help relieve pain while aspirin plays a role, in reducing pain, fever and swelling.

What is Dihydrocodeine?

Dihydrocodeine is a type of pain medication that doctors prescribe to help with pain, fever and swelling. It contains three components; codeine, aspirin and caffeine. Codeine works in parts of the brain to ease pain aspirin helps reduce pain, fever and swelling while caffeine boosts the pain relieving properties of aspirin. This medication is also recommended for long term pain management when other milder painkillers, like paracetamol and ibuprofen don’t provide relief.

How does Dihydrocodeine work?

Dihydrocodeine works as a pain reliever that acts similarly to endorphins the bodys natural pain management substances. It blocks pain signals from reaching the system by interacting with opioid receptors thereby increasing the pain threshold and offering temporary relief. Dihydrocodeine, being semi synthetic and twice as potent, as codeine produces a pronounced euphoric sensation.

What are the benefits of taking Dihydrocodeine?

Dihydrocodeine has advantages primarily serving as a pain reliever effective, against various kinds of pain. It is especially recommended for individuals who do not find relief from pain medications. However using it may result in side effects like feeling lightheaded, confusion, constipation, dry mouth, stomach discomfort, headaches, changes in mood and low blood pressure. To reduce the chances of feeling lightheaded it’s best to get up from sitting or lying down. Moreover you can prevent constipation by including fiber foods, in your diet drinking water and engaging in regular exercise to support good bowel function.

How should you take it?

To manage moderate to pain adults and adolescents aged 12 and above usually take one 30mg Dihydrocodeine tablet every 4 to 6 hours as required. Drink a glass of water with each tablet whether with or, without food. Its recommended to remain upright for at 10 minutes after taking the medication. If you feel nauseous it’s advisable to take Dihydrocodeine alongside food.

It’s crucial to avoid alcohol while using this medication to prevent effects. If you miss a dose take it when you remember and stick to your dosing schedule ensuring there is a minimum of 4 hours, between doses. Never double up on doses in an attempt to make up for a missed one.


20 Tablets, 50 Tablets