safe tussin dm

Information, Symptoms, Treatments and Resources

Blank

What is safe tussin dm?

Robitussin-DM 10 mg-100 mg/5 mL Syrup
Drug Name: GUAIFENESIN W/ DM - ORAL
Other Brand Names: Recofen
Uses: This combination medication is used to relieve coughs caused by the common cold, bronchitis, and other breathing illnesses. Guaifenesin belongs to a class of drugs known as expectorants. It works by thinning and loosening mucus in the airways, clearing congestion, and making breathing easier. Dextromethorphan belongs to a class of drugs known as cough suppressants. It acts on a part of the brain (cough center) to reduce the urge to cough. If you are self-treating with this medication, it is important to read the package instructions carefully before you start using this product to be sure it is right for you. (See also Precautions section.) Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unless specifically directed by the doctor. Some products (such as long-acting tablets/capsules) are not recommended for use in children younger than 12 years. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details about using your product safely. These products do not cure or shorten the length of the common cold and may cause serious side effects. To decrease the risk for serious side effects, carefully follow all dosage directions. Do not use this product to make a child sleepy. Do not give other cough-and-cold medication that might contain the same or similar ingredients (see also Drug Interactions section). Ask the doctor or pharmacist about other ways to relieve cough and cold symptoms (such as drinking enough fluids, using a humidifier or saline nose drops/spray).
Posts on safe tussin dm (20)
I have been taking Robitussin DM to improve my cm while on Clomid. But I was just looking i...
can i take cold medicen while pregnant and on fiorciet
which medicine is better for a cough for a 17 month old, shes on amoxil but its not helping...
I'm 30 weeks today and I've had a pretty bad cold for a few days. Before the cold my little...
I have a stuffy nose, major headache & throat hurts. I'm 35 weeks pregnant & doctors office...
I have the worst sore throat right now. And soon I'll probably get a sinus cold :'( I alway...
So, my 'cold' has taken a serious turn for the worst! My DH is begging me to take somethin...
Hi im a big worryworm, im 15 wks along and this is my 3rd cold I get. Dr. says not to worry...
im pregnant and has the cold is it ok to take something for and what should i take im
When should I go see a doctor or how many days should it be away? My next appt isn't til No...
MedHelp Health Answers