Pedia Care Decongestant Plus Cough

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



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Dextromethorphan, often referred to as DXM, 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 rec...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dextromethorphan

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dextromethorphan + Pseudoephedrine
  • Capsule: 10mg + 30mg, 30mg + 60mg
  • Drops: 2.5mg/0.8ml + 7.5mg/0.8ml
  • Liquid: 10mg/5ml + 20mg/5ml, 2.5mg/0.8ml + 7.5mg/0.8ml, 20mg/5ml + 30mg/5ml, 5mg/5ml + 10mg/5ml, 5mg/5ml + 15mg/5ml, 7.5mg/5ml + 15mg/5ml
  • Solution: 15mg/5ml + 30mg/5ml, 7.5mg/5ml + 15mg/5ml
  • Syrup: 10mg/5ml + 20mg/5ml, 5mg/5ml + 15mg/5ml, 7.5mg/5ml + 15mg/5ml
  • Tablet, Chewable: 7.5mg + 15mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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