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Synalgos DC

Synalgos®-DC
(aspirin, caffeine, and dihydrocodeine bitartrate) Capsules, USP

WARNINGS

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.

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Each Synalgos-DC capsule contains 16 mg drocode (dihydrocodeine) bitartrate (Warning–may be habit-forming), 356.4 mg aspirin, and 30 mg caffeine.

The inactive ingredients present are alginic acid, cellulose, D&C Red 28, FD&C Blue 1, gelatin, iron oxides, stearic acid, and titanium dioxide.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/4/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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