Antitussives (By mouth)
Treats dry coughs caused by colds, flu, and lung infections.
Babee Cof Syrup, Children's Robitussin Cough Long Acting, Children's Triaminic Long Acting Cough, Cough DM, Creo-Terpin, Creomulsion Cough, Creomulsion For Children, Delsym, Dextromethorphan Polistirex, EntexPAC, Father John's Medicine, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Cough DM ER, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Cough Relief, Good Neighbor Tussin, Good Sense Children's Cough DMThere may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to an antitussive (cough suppressants), or if you are also using an MAO inhibitor such as Nardil®, Parnate®, Eldepryl®, or Marplan® or you have used one within the past 2 weeks. Do not give any over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicine to a baby or child under 4 years old. Using these medicines in very young children might cause serious or possibly life-threatening side effects.
How to Use This Medicine:
Liquid, Lozenge, Liquid Filled Capsule, Capsule, Tablet
If a dose is missed:
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:
Drugs and Foods to Avoid:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine:
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
Last Updated: 7/4/2018
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