Dextromethorphan is an antitussive medicine. It is used for the treatment of dry cough. Dextromethorphan can be taken with or without food, but take i... View More
Uses of Dextromethorphan
Side effects of Dextromethorphan
How to use Dextromethorphan
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 Dextromethorphan works
Dextromethorphan is an antitussive (cough suppressants). It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
What if you forget to take Dextromethorphan?
If you miss a dose of Dextromethorphan, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back ... 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