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(aspirin, caffeine, and dihydrocodeine bitartrate) Capsules, USP
DEATH RELATED TO ULTRA-RAPID METABOLISM OF CODEINE TO MORPHINE
Respiratory depression and death have occurred in children who received codeine following tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy and had evidence of being ultra-rapidmetabolizers of codeine due to a CYP2D6 polymorphism.
The inactive ingredients present are alginic acid, cellulose, D&C Red 28, FD&C Blue 1, gelatin, iron oxides, stearic acid, and titanium dioxide.
What are the possible side effects of aspirin, caffeine, and dihydrocodeine (Synalgos-DC)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- shallow breathing, slow heart rate;
- fast or pounding heart rate, muscle twitching;
- confusion, unusual thoughts or behavior;
- black, bloody, or tarry stools; or
- coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
Less serious side...
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/4/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Synalgos DC Information
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