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Komix® is a cough suppressant, commonly used for treating cough. It will not treat a cough caused by smoking, asthma, or emphysema.
For orally taken form, you should:
Dextromethorphan HBr is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Dextromethorphan HBr in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Dextromethorphan HBr that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Dextromethorphan HBr down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Before using Dextromethorphan HBr, tell your doctor if you have:
There are no adequate studies in women for determining risk when using Dextromethorphan HBr during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Dextromethorphan HBr. Dextromethorphan HBr is pregnancy risk category C, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
FDA pregnancy risk category reference below:
As taking others medicines, taking Dextromethorphan HBr can cause some side effects. Most of them are rarely occurring and do not need any supplementary treatment. However, it is always important for you to consult your doctor if you have any problem after taking this medicine.
Some of the side effects are listed below:
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Dextromethorphan HBr may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval, such as:
|Almotriptan; Amitriptyline; Amoxapine; |
Citalopram; Clomipramine; Darunavir;
Desipramine; Desvenlafaxine; Dolasetron;
Granisetron; Hydroxytryptophan; Imipramine;
|Levomilnacipran; Linezolid; |
Mirtazapine; Nortriptyline; Palonosetron; Panobinostat;
Trazodone; Trimipramine; Venlafaxine;
Dextromethorphan HBr may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
Dextromethorphan HBr may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have, such as:
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Dextromethorphan HBr Syrup.
For adults and children over 12 years: 5-10 mL every 4 hours.
Consult your doctor for information about the dose of Dextromethorphan HBr hydrochloride. Recommended doses in some cases are listed below:
Dextromethorphan HBr is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services (115) or go to your nearest emergency room.
If you miss a dose of Dextromethorphan HBr, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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Dextromethorphan HBr Syrup. http://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/dextromethorphan. Accessed September 20, 2016.
Dextromethorphan HBr Syrup. https://www.drugs.com/dextromethorphan.html. Accessed September 20, 2016.