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Aspirin / caffeine / dihydrocodeine Side Effects

Applies to aspirin / caffeine / dihydrocodeine: oral capsule

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by aspirin / caffeine / dihydrocodeine. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

Major Side Effects

You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking aspirin / caffeine / dihydrocodeine:

More common:
  • Lightheadedness

If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking aspirin / caffeine / dihydrocodeine, get emergency help immediately:

Symptoms of overdose:
  • Confusion
  • difficult or troubled breathing
  • extreme sleepiness
  • irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  • pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  • shortness of breath

Minor Side Effects

Some of the side effects that can occur with aspirin / caffeine / dihydrocodeine may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

More common:
  • Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • itching skin
  • nausea
  • relaxed and calm
  • sleepiness
  • vomiting

Not all side effects for aspirin / caffeine / dihydrocodeine may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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