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Dextromethorphan Price and Pack Size

Dextromethorphan Information

Dextromethorphan Benefits & Uses

Dextromethorphan is used to treat the following -

  1. Cough Primary
  2. Dry Cough

Dextromethorphan Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Dextromethorphan


Dextromethorphan Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Dextromethorphan is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Nervousness
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Lightheadedness
  6. Restlessness
  7. Stomach ache Mild
  8. Confusion
  9. Headache Mild
  10. Hallucinations
  11. Rash
  12. Difficulty breathing
  13. Joint pain
  14. Facial swelling
  15. Tachycardia

Dextromethorphan Related Warnings

Is the use of Dextromethorphan safe for pregnant women?

Dextromethorphan has many dangerous side effects on pregnant women, so do not consume it without medical advice.


Is the use of Dextromethorphan safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Dextromethorphan. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.


What is the effect of Dextromethorphan on the Kidneys?

There may be an adverse effect on kidney after taking Dextromethorphan. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.


What is the effect of Dextromethorphan on the Liver?

Dextromethorphan may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.


What is the effect of Dextromethorphan on the Heart?

Dextromethorphan may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Dextromethorphan with Other Drugs

Dextromethorphan should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Dextromethorphan Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dextromethorphan unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Depression
  2. Parkinson's Disease
  3. Asthma
  4. Heart Disease
  5. Kidney Cancer
  6. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Dextromethorphan

Is this Dextromethorphan habit forming or addictive?

Taking Dextromethorphan can be addictive, so you should not consume it without the medical advice.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Dextromethorphan, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Dextromethorphan can make you drowsy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Dextromethorphan.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Dextromethorphan for mental disorders.

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Dextromethorphan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Dextromethorphan

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Dextromethorphan together with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Dextromethorphan

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Dextromethorphan as it can have severe side effects.


Dextromethorphan से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 6 months पहले

Is it safe to take Dextromethorphan?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD, Pulmonology

Yes, it is safe to take Dextromethorphan as long as one takes it under the recommendations of a doctor. However, in some people, it may cause certain side effects like drowsiness, stomach pain, nausea & vomiting, nervousness, and restlessness. If you suffer from any of these symptoms then please talk to your doctor without any delay. 

सवाल 2 months पहले

How long can I use Dextromethorphan?

Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS, Orthopedics

You should use Dextromethorphan for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor or till you feel a relief in your symptoms. Dextromethorphan is a prescription drug, and it is best to take it under medical supervision.

सवाल 5 months पहले

Is Dextromethorphan a steroid?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS, Pediatrics

No, Dextromethorphan is not a steroid. It is related to codeine and is a non-opioid derivative of morphine. It is an antitussive which is used for managing the dry cough. 

सवाल 7 months पहले

What is Dextromethorphan?

Dr. Kumawat Vijay Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Dextromethorphan is the brand name for dextromethorphan. It belongs to the category of medication known as antitussives. It is available in the form of a tablet, lozenge, and syrup. Dextromethorphan is used for the treatment of a cough caused by throat and bronchial irritation like the common cold and inhaled irritants. It is highly effective against a chronic and non-productive cough. 

सवाल 4 months पहले

Can Dextromethorphan cause anxiety?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS, MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Dextromethorphan may cause anxiety. Anxiety is a group of mental disorder characterized by excessive fear and feels nervousness. Sudden discontinuation of this drug after long-term usage in high doses may cause anxiety. However, if you experience anxiety after taking this drug then discuss it with your doctor immediately without further delay.

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