Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a narcotic drug which is obtained from opium. It is a semi synthetic opioid which is found in the opium poppy. This is an analgesic which is used in the treatment of pain. It is included in the schedule II drugs which means that it is at higher risk of getting abused. There are many doctors who recommend this type of medication for relieving pain due to injury and dental problems. A variety of formulations are available for its oral consumption. Its use for non oral consumption is restricted.
Combined use of dihydrocodeinone
Dihydrocodeinone is used in combination with Acetaminophen for treating pain and lowering the body temperature in fever. This combination directly affects on the central nervous system to relive you from pain. The medicine works on your body slowly to relieve it from pain. So, do not expect the instant relieve. This type of medication should be repeated on 12 hours till you are completely healthy. However, despite being the narcotic drug, this drug does not make you addict on the prolonged use. This combination is available in many forms like syrup, tablet, elixir and capsule.
The combination drug of Dihydrocodeinone and Acetaminophen is needed to be taken orally with or without food. When consuming this drug in the liquid form make sure that you have measured your dosage carefully. Do not exceed the limit prescribed to you.
Treatment of cough
Dihydrocodeinone and Acetaminophen together are useful in treatment of cough also. If you are experiencing nasal congestion or severe pain in the chest due to coughing, this is the perfect combination can be consumed to get some relieve. There are a number of pharmaceutical brands which offer this combination of drugs under various names. Look for the best medicine or get the one prescribed by your physician to treat cough and related pain.