(DF118 Forte®, Dihydrocodeine)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Generic dihydrocodeine oral solution available
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
MR Tablets available
Soluble tablet strength
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Yes - oral solution (generic dihydrocodeine)
Are specials or imports available?
Yes - oral solution, suspension
Generic dihydrocodeine 10mg/5mL oral solution available
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information available