Active Ingredient(s): Dextromethorphan + Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

Dexafed Overview

Dextromethorphan is a medication most often used as a cough suppressant in over-the-counter cold and cough medicines. It is sold in syrup, tablet, spray, and lozenge forms. It is in the morphinan class of medications with sedative, dissociative, and stimulant properties (at lower doses). Dextromethorphan does not have a significant affinity for the mu-opioid receptor activity typical of morphinan compounds and exerts its therapeutic effects through several other receptors.[3] ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dextromethorphan + Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine
  • Drops: 2.5mg/ml + 5mg/ml + 50mg/ml, 3mg/ml + 35mg/ml + 2.5mg/ml
  • Liquid: 15mg/5ml + 300mg/5ml + 10mg/5ml, 300mg/5ml + 15mg/5ml + 10mg/5ml, 30mg/5ml + 200mg/5ml + 10mg/5ml, 3mg/ml + 45mg/ml + 2mg/ml, 50mg/ml + 5mg/ml + 2.5mg/ml, 5mg/ml + 50mg/ml + 2.5mg/ml
  • Syrup: 10mg/5ml + 100mg/5ml + 5mg/5ml, 15mg/5ml + 200mg/5ml + 10mg/5ml, 200mg/5ml + 30mg/5ml + 10mg/5ml, 20mg/5ml + 100mg/5ml + 10mg/5ml, 25mg/5ml + 175mg/5ml + 12.5mg/5ml, 30mg/5ml + 200mg/5ml + 10mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 25mg + 550mg + 20mg, 30mg + 600mg + 15mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 20mg + 1200mg + 40mg, 20mg + 800mg + 20mg, 25mg + 550mg + 20mg, 30mg + 1200mg + 30mg, 30mg + 600mg + 10mg, 30mg + 600mg + 20mg, 40mg + 1200mg + 20mg, 60mg + 600mg + 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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