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Dihydrocodeine is an opioid drug very similar to codeine. Co-dydramol is a combination of dihydrocodeine and acetaminophen (paracetamol).[1][2]

Difference from codeine[edit | edit source]

Dihydrocodeine is related to codeine and provides similar pain relief, but is a stronger variant and has a greater euphoric effect. This means dihydrocodeine carries a greater risk of addiction.[2]

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  1. West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. "A Guide to Strong Opioids" (PDF). Retrieved January 10, 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Codeine". Release Legal Emergency & Drugs Service Ltd. April 10, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2023.