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Synalgos-DC

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Synalgos DC

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Dihydrocodeine is a semisynthetic narcotic analgesic, related to codeine, with multiple actions qualitatively similar to those of codeine; the most prominent of these involve the central nervous system and organs with smooth-muscle components. The principal action of therapeutic value is analgesia.

Synalgos-DC also contains the nonnarcotic antipyretic-analgesic, aspirin.

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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