An opioid analgesic related to MORPHINE but with less potent analgesic properties and mild sedative effects. It also acts centrally to suppress cough.
DrugDrug NameDrug Indication
DB00497OxycodoneFor the treatment of diarrhoea, pulmonary oedema and for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.
DB00956HydrocodoneFor relief of moderate to moderately severe pain. Also used for the symptomatic relief of nonproductive cough, alone or in combination with other antitussives or expectorants.