Phyllocontin Continus – a cautionary tale…by
of a side-effect list for PC, and the first thing… Hang on a minute – for those unfamiliar with PC..., on with the show…
So, as I was saying, I went online to look up the sideeffects, and the first thing I came upon was this cautionary...
My contribution to ME Awareness Week…by
of my COPD. I now take standard Dihydrocodeine, instead of Dihydrocodeine Continus, as it’s more effective...!
Update, April 2007. I was prescribed DHCContinus (sustained release dihydrocodeine), in December 2006...
Chronicles of the Heart, Part 4…by
with a supply of DHC (as I’ve explained, this was more effective than DHCContinus). I don’t even... – and I do pay attention to these things – I get no side-effects of any consequence from DHC, which I can’t say...
Chronic Phyllocontin toxicity…by
, hence the testing).
I was very happy with it, sideeffects (then), were non-existent, and my breathing improved dramatically. Best of all, I stopped vomiting, a major side-effect of the basic Theophylline I’d...
Treating pain in COPD…by
is Dihydrocodeine Continus (the sustained-release variant of DHC). The prescribed dose is 120mg twice a day... up:-
120mg DHCContinus at 06.00 daily
1 200mg Naproxen sodium, mid morning, as needed
2 Paracetamol mid...
Hell is Arrowe Park Hospital…by
with pus and assorted crap, and the lung is unable to expand, with a knock-on effect on the “healthy” lung... when there was nowhere for it to go – she leaped about a foot in the air and dashed off promising “really effective drugs”. Never saw her again, or...
Coming to terms with heart failure…by
, the standard tablet, not the slow-release type (DHCContinus), that I’ve been taking for a few years...! And I do know the theory that DHCContinus should provide smoother, uninterrupted pain control...
Opioid analgesics and pulmonary oedema…by
With the other major side-effect, constipation, Codeine is worse than DHC (source, British National Formulary v.61... from Amazon).
So, to sum up, from the standpoint of potentially fatal side-effects I appear to be little...