dihydrocodeine

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dihydrocodeine

(ˌdaɪhaɪdrəʊˈkəʊdiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a synthetic drug similar to codeine, used as an analgesic, an antidiarrhoeal, and to relieve coughing, or used recreationally
[from di-1 + hydro- (sense 2) + codeine]
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The panel said: "There was subsequently an incident at a GP surgery in Consett where someone telephoned purporting to be another individual requesting a prescription for Dyhydrocodeine and Naproxen.
Home Office pathologist Dr Hugh White concluded Mr Williams died of acute dyhydrocodeine toxicity.