Dextromethorphan

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What Are The Uses Of Dextromethorphan?

Dextromethorphan, a morphine class drug, is used in the treatment of a cough (temporary relief). However, it doesn’t cure a cough caused by asthma, or smoking etc.

What Are The Side Effects Of Dextromethorphan?

The most common side effects of Dextromethorphan are

  • Slight drowsiness/dizziness
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Body rash/itching
  • Constipation /  diarrhoea
  • Confusion / sedation
  • Nervousness
  • Closed eye hallucination

Sometimes severe (but rare) side effects are

  • Respiratory depression
  • Severe dizziness
  • Trouble breathing

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Dextromethorphan?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug Dextromethorphan or any other allergies
  • Systemic mastocytosis
  • Liver problems
  • Asthma, Chronic bronchitis
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy, Breast feeding
  • Slowed breathing

What Are The Uses Of Dextromethorphan?

Dextromethorphan, a morphine class drug, is used in the treatment of a cough (temporary relief). However, it doesn’t cure a cough caused by asthma, or smoking etc.

What Are The Side Effects Of Dextromethorphan?

The most common side effects of Dextromethorphan are

  • Slight drowsiness/dizziness
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Body rash/itching
  • Constipation /  diarrhoea
  • Confusion / sedation
  • Nervousness
  • Closed eye hallucination

Sometimes severe (but rare) side effects are

  • Respiratory depression
  • Severe dizziness
  • Trouble breathing

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Dextromethorphan?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug Dextromethorphan or any other allergies
  • Systemic mastocytosis
  • Liver problems
  • Asthma, Chronic bronchitis
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy, Breast feeding
  • Slowed breathing