Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide + Guaifenesin
This preparation provides relief from all the symptoms associated with common cold such as dry cough, chest congestion etc.
This tablet is a combination of Guaifenesin and Dextromethorphan HBr. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant and gives relief from cough by blocking the cough centre in the brain. Guaifenesin is an expectorant. It reduces the viscosity of cough by increasing the flow of fluids in the bronchial secretion thereby facilitating the expectoration of cough.
Dosage & Administration
Adults and children 12 years and older: 1 or 2 tablets every 12 hours and not more than 4 tablets daily.
- Do not crush, chew, or break tablet
- Take with a full glass of water
- This product can be administered without regard for the timing of meals.
This tablet is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Dextromethorphan and Guaifenesin. Moreover, the patients who are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) certain drugs or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug cannot take this preparation.
Common side effects are hypersensitivity, rash, nausea & vomiting.
Pregnancy & Lactation
There is no information regarding safety in pregnancy and lactation. So consultation with physician is must before use in this case.
Use in Special Populations
Usage in children: This tablet is not indicated for the children under 12 years of age.
Combined cough expectorants, Cough expectorants & mucolytics
Do not store above 30°C. Keep away from light and out of the reach of children.