Histatussin Liquid

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for coughs and asmathic conditions

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Crystal Says:

From what I was able to gather, I believe Histatussin is a cough medication. It has been very difficult to retrieve any information about this drug. I believe it is not from the USA.

Do have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do.

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thurderbird 5 Says:

I used diphenel and my 5 year old had trouble breathing. I am searching for answer when it comes to give him cough liquids

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thurderbird 5 Says:

how do I solve this problem with this breathing . I visited the hospital and doctors and no one was able to tell meabout this breathing side effect

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Kay (medical student) Says:

Well from what I gathered on my Histatussin box was that the active ingredients include:
Chorphenamine Maleate - good for Allergies,Nasal Congestion, pruritis of the skin and Sneezing.
Ammonium Chloride - used as an expectorant (a drug that promotes the secretion or expulsion of phlegm, mucus, or other matter from the respiratory tract.)
Ephedrine HCl - used for breathing problems, asthma, nasal swelling/congestion caused by a cold or allergies.
Sodium Citrate - I know it's used for stomach and GI conditions but for more info. consult a pharmacist. You're right crystal it's for coughs also.
Histatussin was always given to me when I was younger by my mom and she swears by it...and from learning what the uses of it, I think it's effective once taken correctly. When you are having trouble finding a medicine online try searching for the active ingredients instead. Hope I've been of great help. (^_^)

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Nell Says:

my 6 mth old was diagnosed with asthma and given a prescription for Histatussin. however i'm worried about the dosage of 1/4 tbsp. is this the norm? or is my worry valid?

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Jamaique Says:

@Nell my GP diagnosed my 2yo with asthma but his Pediatrician advised me otherwise. How was your baby diagnosed

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Caribbean Cure Says:

histatussin is a caribbean medicine... it is very good not only for cough but also for asthma, cold and fever... IT WORKS REALLY WELL.... better than the U.S.A medication....

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Nell Says:

I have a four year old son who is asthmatic and always has a runny nose.What is a good medication to give him to combat this?

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Nell Says:

My son was diagnose with asthma at the age of 3months.Ever since then till he was 21/2 years of age i've been living in the emergency room.He always has a cold and runny nose and sometimes he get a respiratory infection that require antibiotics.I'm at my wits end as to what to do next as presently he has a cold that seems to not want to go away.HELP!!!

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navita Says:

i would like to know if i could buy histatussin online i cant find it any where. it also take histatussin.

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Calski Says:

Histatussin DM Cough Suppressant, Respiratory decongestant. Made in Barbados (West Indies) Fabricado en Barbados por Carlisle Laboratories Ltd, Warrens, St Michael

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bajandude Says:
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You won't be able to find it online as one of the ingredients is ephedrine, whose sale is banned in the U.S. . It was used for making recreational narcotics by some people.

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Cray Says:
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I have used histatussin for as long as i can remember. My youngest daughter is a sickler and the doctor had prescribed histatussin for her while i was living in Jamaica. It works. I just want to know how i can get this drug for my kid and will it be possible to get it into the USA without problems......it is messed up that a drug like this that works is banned here. Smh. Why not ban all the pesticides in the food and stuff that is not suppose to be there. This is a medicine. Worst kinds are sold here. This is a shame though. A great country such as the USA so mediocre and bias

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Zaj Says:

What is the real colour of HISTATUSSIN DM ?

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Sheckle Says:
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This is so true it's better than all the other here in the USA

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Max Says:
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I have been using histasussin for about 35yrs. It saves my life and trip from the doctors, when any of my friends are going to Jamaica i always give them money to buy it. I love it, but I cannot get it in America.

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jules Says:
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My heart starts beating rapidly after taking histatussin. My body is also shaking rapidly and my chest feels stiff.

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Danny Says:
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My daughter is in the USA (New York). She is suffering from a terrible cough and I recommended histatussin to her, but don't know how and where in the USA she can get it?

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Bugsy Says:
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Re: Crystal (# 1)

I was able to get this medicine at a local drug store called Fontana in Ochio Rios, Jamaica.

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