Metodex is an antitussive medicine. It is used for the treatment of dry cough. Metodex can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time... View More
Uses of Metodex
Side effects of Metodex
How to use Metodex
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and ta... View More
How Metodex works
Metodex is an antitussive (cough suppressants). It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
What if you forget to take Metodex?
If you miss a dose of Metodex, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Cough suppression, Flu, Common cold
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Cough suppressant Adults (>12 years of age): 10-20 mg (1-2 teaspoonful) every 4 hours, or 30 mg (3 teaspoonful) every 6-8 hours. Do not exceed ... View More
Oral Cough suppressant Children 6 to 12 years of age: 5-10 mg (1/2-1 teaspoonful) every 4 hours, or 15 mg (11/2 teaspoonful) every 6-8 hours. Do not ... View More
Hypersensitivity to Dextromethorphan or any other component.
Mode of Action
Dextromethorphan is a centrally acting cough suppressant which acts on the cough centre in the medulla.
Do not use Dextromethorphan to control a cough that is associated with smoking, asthma, or emphysema, or a cough that is productive (produces sputum or ... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: C Lactation: Not known if excreted in breast milk; use caution
Dextromethorphan: Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), antipsychotics, anxiolytics and hypnotics, cimetidine, ciprofloxacin, domperidone, metoclopramide, m... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More