Active ingredients: dihydrocodeine
What it is used for
For the relief of moderate to severe pain.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to off-white, capsule-shaped, biconvex tablet marked 'DHC 120' on one side, no marking on the other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor.It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient dihydrocodeine
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems