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  • Delased Chesty Cough 100ml

Delased Chesty Cough 100ml

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Description
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.
How to use
For adults, the recommended dose of dextromethorphan is 10 mg to 20 mg taken by mouth every 4 hours, or 30 mg taken by mouth every 6 to 8 hours. The maximum daily dose for adults is 120 mg.
For children 6 to 11 years of age, the recommended dose is 5 mg to 10 mg taken by mouth every 4 hours or 15 mg taken by mouth every 6 to 8 hours. The maximum daily dose for children is 60 mg.
Precautions
Not suitable if you:
are allergic to dextromethorphan or to any of the ingredients of the medication
are taking MAO inhibitors (e.g., , moclobemide, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine) or have taken them in the previous 2 weeks
have respiratory depression (breathing rate below normal)
Do not give this medication to children less than 6 years old.