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Dihydrocodeine

Also known as Co-dydramol, DF 118 Forte, DHC Continus

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  • I just cant stop and dunno why :/

    Hi im 27 and addicted to DHC its just to tempting at the moment because my dad died in january and every day feels more real that im never gonna see him again. Im taking them with 10 mg propranolol to chill my heart rate. I had some advice off you guys in the past but some how i feel better when i write...

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  • Addicted to dihydrocodeine help!!

    Hi everyone. Right long story short I'm addicted to DHC I'm taking 30-40 a day (yes very bad I know) I have taken the plunge and spoke to my GPs who gave me the number to a substance abuse place in my local area, I have also spoken to them. They wanted me to wean off them properly not go cold...

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  • Im addicted to dihydrocodeine/codeine

    Hi im AJ im 27 and addicted to dihydrocodeine. Ive been taking it for about 3 years. At first all i had to take was two 30mg tablets and was buzzing lol. Times have changed i soon built a tolerance to it and now i take about 13 in one go twice a day. Ive now started to buy off different websites as ive...

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  • Addicted to pain killers please help 😔

    Hi all, I’m new. I’m addicted to dihydrocodeine and I hate it. I don’t take as much as what I’ve read others do but i have to take about 5/6 30mg pills with my morning coffee just to feel normal and then i half the rest and take one half maybe every half hour until I’ve taken 8-10 pills in a day....

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  • Codeine addiction - overcome for the last time?

    Hi. I just wanted to share my expereinces with regard to codeine addiction. I have noted that some threads talk about codeine not being addictive - I could not disagree more. I have been taking dihydrocodeine and co-codamol on & off for about 4 years. It started by self medicating - I had a nerve...

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  • Cold Turkey

    Hi, unknowingly I went cold turkey from dihydrocodeine last Monday, I didn’t know I had to wean off them, I took my prescription till it ran out!! So, I’ve not had any for 9 days. How long till the sweats, sleeplessness and hopelessness wears off? I’m desperate to feel normal again!

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  • Dihydrocodeine addiction.

    One last thing I need to say and then I'm outta here. I'm reading a lot on here about dihydrocodeine addiction...it's as bad as heroin addiction. Drug addicts...etc etc. Well, here is the truth, absolute. If you take dihydrocodeine at a high therapeutic dose for say 3-4 weeks daily, then...

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  • I HAVE BEEN PRESCRIBED THESE DIHYDROCODIENE 30MG TABS 2 ...

    I HAVE BEEN PRESCRIBED THESE DIHYDROCODIENE 30MG TABS 2 4XDAILY =8 A DAY,AS A RESULT OF SEVERAL MUSCULAR SKELETOL INJURIES SUSTAINED IN AN RTA MAY 1984. AT FIRST THEY WORKED AND AFTER A FEW MONTHS THE EFFECTS STARTED TO WEAR OFF, SYMPTOMS OF LOWER BACK PAIN IN THE KIDNEY AREA, SWEATS, HOT FLUSHES, MOOD...

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  • Codeine cold turkey

    I’ve been addicted to Codeine for 4 years after giving birth taking approx 10 tablets a day.  Im on my 4th day without using them, I’m sick as a dog so have been taking some paracetamol for relief. ☹️ Early mornings are the hardest for me, every morning is a struggle when I get up as it was the...

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  • Dihydrocodeine withdrawal and side effects

    Like many others on this site I have had a nightmare ride from these drugs. I wasn't told that they were addictive when I started them or I would not have started them. Started on 8 a day but did not help with pain so I persevered but when I stopped them the trouble began so I went back on them at...

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  • Addicted Help

    I have been taking dihydrocodeine again for the last couple of months .I was on them twice before and got addicted and weaned myself off with the help of dr first time and 2nd time i went to a detox unit through my local team and now i can't believe it that i've done it again . I buy it online...

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  • Methodone now on dff118s

    Hi l am a mum of 5 left on methodone for 14 years went to orkney for hoilday run out of meth they don't do it up here so ok they gave me dff118s been off meth for 27 days not going to lie it was hard no help other then tablets down to 3 a day .scared as when l run out going to feel well crap.as methodone...

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  • The day has come- enough!

    I'll try and keep it succinct. After years of taking co-codemol for genuine back pain I've moved up the tolerance and strength ladder and now I take dihyrocodiene. I'm sick and tired of the cycle. Long gone are the days it's an enjoyable drug. It's survival now. I need them not to...

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  • The day has come- enough!

    I'll try and keep it succinct. After years of taking co-codemol for genuine back pain I've moved up the tolerance and strength ladder and now I take dihyrocodiene. I'm sick and tired of the cycle. Long gone are the days it's an enjoyable drug. It's survival now. I need them not to...

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  • Worried

    Hi I joined last year to get some real information due to my partner telling me after a horrible accident at work he got addicted to dfs and when he couldn't get these he used herion , I was shocked but wanted to help it was to late he has went to his doctors and got on a methadone program, on here...

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  • Dihydrocodeine Withdrawal

    I am starting this new thread because I am having what i believe are different withdrawal symptoms to most everybody.  I have been taking Dihydrocodeine for just over 6 years now, I started on a high dose and have taken varying amounts over these past years. I took them for pain relief from Cauda...

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  • Please don't judge. Dihydracodiene advice

    I've been on dihydracodiene for a few years now 60mg 3/4 times a day. I and 28 weeks pregnant and yes I've cut down and tried to take them less frequently but is hard! The doctors haven't been very helpful in the way of advice just saying that I have to give birt. In hospital (wanted to...

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  • Df 118 withdrawl

    Hi, my name is Stevie and I've been hooked on painkillers on and off for about 10 years. Cocodamol 30's dihydrocodeine 30's. I was up to about 20-25 a day until June 9 2017 when my doc delayed my script, which meant I had nothing till Monday 12 June. It floored me, and I'd had enough,...

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  • addiction

    Will someone please help me ? i was prescribed DHD after knee surgery 3 yrs ago with my dosage being six ,30 mgs per day. Iam over my knee pain but have found it hard to stop the DHC i now take anything upto 18 aday just to get the BUZZ they give cos if i dont have them i cold turkey so bad i thurts...

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  • 3 days cold turkey from dhc

    Hello I don't think I have ever realised that I was in fact a drug addict not until I came across this forum. The drug of choosing was dhc. I started taking it when I had a sore neck and wondered why it was never getting better. The realisation came that I didn't need the drug I was just scared...

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  • Dihydrocodeine put me in A&E

    Hi I was prescribed Dihydrocodeine for arthritis and after taking the tablet I experienced severe pains in my upper abdomen like contractions. This lasted for 3 hours and hurt like hell so I decided not to take another. A few weeks later my arthritis was so bad I decided to take another tablet so I...

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  • Long term effects of taking Dihydrocodeine 60mg 4 times Daily

    I was put on Dihydrocodeine 6 years ago for Crohn's Disease, I take 2x 30mg four times daily, I'm starting to notice my memory is getting really bad, I know what I want to say but can't remember the words I'm looking for. I also have no sex drive at all. I also suffer from sciatica and...

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  • 14 days off Dihydrocodeine-PAWS

    I have been on some kind of Opiate for 2 years. Lastly Dihydrocodeine for a year. 8 a day but sometimes up to 12 (30 mg, no paracetemol). I did a fast taper dropping 1 a day until none. Strangely and gratefully, the withdrawal wasn't bad at all. I had very minor stomach upset, sneezing, and no energy...

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  • Dihydrocodeine giving me migraines!

    Hello! I mainly want to know if anybody else has had migraines when taking dihydrocodeine for chronic pain? If I don't eat enough when I take my dose they give me a horrible migraine and I can't function. Thanks!

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  • Can dihydrocodeine fail to work at all?

    Im in the middle of a double fight with sinusitis and migraine. My last migraine was almost a year ago and I was given dihydrocodeine which totally voided the pain and left me in a very happy mood. I was prescribed dihydrocodeine for the pain as I was last time but after 3 doses it's having no effect,...

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  • I'm coming off Dyhydrocoedine after 10 years.

    After 10 years I'm starting to come off Dyhydrocoedine 60mgs moderate release. I am a MS sufferer and in the early days I suffered with so much pain. 10 years a go pain wasn't recognised with MS so I had no choice to try my Dad's Dyhydrocoedine and it helped. Problem is I have continued to...

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  • Stobban

    Hello Fellow sufferers, Sitting at my computer at the moment with my spine giving me a lot of aggro; although I've taken my medication and not much relief; so it must be the weather as at present it is cold and wet. Doctors in the U.S.A. believed this to be a fact that weather does affect Arthritic...

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  • Remedeine/Dihydrocodeine 30/500

    I have been very interested in reading the posts regarding these tablets. It would appear that people are overdosing themselves unnecessarily. I have had these tablets prescribed for about 5 years, they are to treat severe spine & hip pain due to osteo arthritis. The label states NO MORE THAN...

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  • How can i get off of dihydrocodeine

    I have been taking dihydrocodeine and tramadol together for over 10 years after injuring my spine. I am now very badly addicted to them and it is seriously ruining my life How can i get off of them the easiest way possible?

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  • DHC cold turkey - severely allergic to them! Advice?

    It's been so good to read through so many posts on DHC...well, here's where I'm at with them... Been taking them 8 a day for ,6years for pain and I have become severely allergic to them this week and had to stop cold turkey. And it's miserable. It's been 3 days 14 hrs down and I've...

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  • Co-Dydramol tablets - can they be causing me tremors?

    I am four weeks post op from a total knee replacement and have been prescribed the above for pain relief - and the pain is considerable.  However I am also suffering tremors, which I had slightly before the op, but they now seem to occur more regularly and are much more noticeable - am wondering...

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  • 19 years on dihydrocodiene.

    After an accident at work Iwas in severe back pain.Iwas given this drug to stop the pain.It eased it so at least Icould move about.After 12 months the medication was changed.After 3 days Iwas in hell.Icould not stop crying constantly, and it was not through pain.I was crying and shaking, just could...

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  • Need help with withdrawel

    Hi, I have been taking DHC for years, I usually take 6 30mg every morning, sometimes 8, I don't take anymore throughout the day, I know to most people this seems such a low dose, but I'm scared, I want to stop, but I don't know how to be normal again   I need to wake up without...

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  • Side Effects Of Dihydrocodeine .

    Hi Guys , I've been on 4 x 60mg of DHC since 2011 when I had an operation on 3 of my lower discs .Then in 2012 I contracted sepsis and was on a Life Support Machine for 3 weeks - during that time I ' died ' for several minutes but I was either revived or my heart re-started on its own -...

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