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What is Synalgos-DC?

Synalgos-DC is a combination prescription medication used to treat moderate to severe pain. It has three active ingredients: dihydrocodeine (a narcotic), aspirin and caffeine. All three drugs ease pain, and caffeine also counteracts the drowsiness common with dihydrocodeine.

Because of its potency, this drug is considered a high-alert medicine by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices and should be taken exactly as your doctor prescribes.

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