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If I am pregnant, is it safe to use Synalgos-DC?

Experts aren't sure if it's safe to take Synalgos-DC (dihydrocodeine, aspirin, caffeine) during pregnancy, so you should try to avoid taking it, if possible. This drug, which is prescribed for managing moderate to severe pain, hasn't been studied in pregnant women. Before you start taking Synalgos-DC, tell your doctor if you're pregnant or hope to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

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