Dextromethorphan hydrobromide


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effect of dextromethorphan hydrobromide to 5 months pregnant women


I'm a five months pregnant women and due to deppression i took 20 tablets of dextromethorphan hydrobromide 10mg each, what will be the effect on my baby? do i have something to do about it inorder for me to control the side effect that will cause ...
by kathleen matic in philippines, 06/13/2006

Hives?


For two days I had been taking the recommended 2 tablespoons of Tylenol Cough & Sore Throat Daytime Liquid, only once a day. After the first day, within 24 hours, I developed a slight rash on my upper thighs. The next day, I had a slight case of d...
by Deanna in Honolulu. HI, 07/02/2006

Blood flow


Ive taken buckleys DM and it contains 12.5mg of dextromethorphan hydrobromide and Ive experienced dizziness, mild numbness and impotence.  I was wondering dose dextromethorphan restrict blood flow.
by Damion Waltz in Canada, 11/27/2006

trade names of tablet formulation of dextromethorphan HBR


I would like to know trade names of tablets containing dextromethorphan HBR preferably single component or in combination. Is any extended release tablet of dextro. HBR available? I would like to know the details of the formulation alongwith details o...
by sujay in pune, India, 01/09/2006

Drug interaction of dextromorphan hydrobromide


My 10 year old daughter was just diagnosed with Erythema Nodosum, a form of panniculitus. This is her 3rd time exhibiting the symptoms of the disorder. One of the causes listed under medications was for bromide drugs. I know for a fact she was taking ...
by sharon in Palmdale CA USA, 02/14/2006

Dextromethorphan hydrobromide
Dextromethorphan hydrobromide
Dextromethorphan hydrobromide
(dex-troh-meth- OR-fan) Balminil DM Children Balminil DM Syrup Benylin DM Benylin DM for Children Children's Hold Delsym Drixoral Cough Liquid Caps Hold DM Koffex DM Children Koffex DM Syrup Novahistex DM Novahistine DM Pertussin CS Pertussin ES Robitussin Cough Calmers Robitussin Pediatric St. Joseph Cough Suppressant Scot-Tussin DM Cough Chasers Sucrets Cough Control Suppress Triaminic DM Triaminic DM Long Lasting For Children Trocal Vick's Formula 44 Vick's Formula 44 Pediatric Formula (OTC)

Classification: Nonnarcotic antitussive

Action/Kinetics: Selectively depresses the cough center in the medulla. Dextromethorphan 15-30 mg is equal to 8-15 mg codeine as an antitussive. Does not produce physical dependence or respiratory depression. Well absorbed from GI tract. Onset: 15-30 min. Duration: 3-6 hr. The sustained liquid contains dextromethorphan plistirex equivalent to 30 mg dextromethorphan hydrobromide per 5 mL.

Uses: Symptomatic relief of nonproductive cough due to colds or inhaled irritants.

Contraindications: Persistent or chronic cough or when cough is accompanied by excessive secretions. Use during first trimester of pregnancy unless directed otherwise by physician. Use in children less than 2 years of age.

Special Concerns: Use with caution in clients with nausea, vomiting, high fever, rash, or persistent headache.

Side Effects: CNS: Dizziness, drowsiness. GI: N&V, stomach pain.

Overdose Management: Symptoms: Adults: Dysphoria, slurred speech, ataxia, altered sensory perception. Children: Ataxia, convulsions, respiratory depression. Treatment: Treat symptoms and provide support.

Drug Interactions: Use with MAO inhibitors may cause nausea, hypotension, hyperpyrexia, myoclonic leg jerks, and coma.

How Supplied: Concentrate: 40 mg/5 mL; Liquid: 3.5 mg/5 mL, 5 mg/5 mL, 7.5 mg/5 mL, 15 mg/5 mL; Lozenge/troche: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 15 mg; Suspension, Extended Release: 30 mg/5 mL; Syrup: 3.5 mg/5 mL, 5 mg/5 mL, 7.5 mg/5 mL, 10 mg/5 mL, 15 mg/5 mL, 20 mg/15 mL; Tablet: 15 mg

Dosage
?Capsules, Liquid, Lozenges, Syrup, Concentrate, Tablets Antitussive.
Adults and children over 12 years: 10-30 mg q 4-8 hr, not to exceed 120 mg/day; pediatric, 6-12 years: either 5-10 mg q 4 hr or 15 mg q 6-8 hr, not to exceed 60 mg/day; pediatric, 2-6 years: either 2.5-7.5 mg q 4 hr or 7.5 mg q 6-8 hr of the syrup, not to exceed 30 mg/day.
?Sustained-Release Suspension Antitussive.
Adults: 60 mg q 12 hr. Pediatric, 6-12 years: 30 mg q 12 hr, not to exceed 60 mg/day; pediatric, 2-6 years: 15 mg q 12 hr, not to exceed 30 mg/day.

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