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Doctor insights on: Ceron Dm Syrup Ingredients

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Does ceron-dm cypress pH have codeine?

Does ceron-dm cypress pH have codeine?

No: The ingredients are phenylephrine (fen-ill-ef-rin), chlorpheniramine (klor-fen-eer-a-meen), and dextromethorphan (dex-troe-meth-or-fan). See http://www.Walgreens.Com/marketing/library/finddrug/druginfo1.Jsp?Id=646762 for more information. ...Read more

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I gave my 8 yr old his zyrtec (cetirizine) this morning he takes 2 teaspoons. & bc he's sick I have him a teaspoon of ceron-dm for his cough. I read that it has an antihistamine in it too. I obviously won't give him more today but is that ok?

I gave my 8 yr old his zyrtec (cetirizine) this morning he takes 2 teaspoons. & bc he's sick I have him a teaspoon of ceron-dm for his cough. I read that it has an antihistamine in it too. I obviously won't give him more today but is that ok?

Should be: Antihistamines can make a person drowsy as a side-effect. The dose of zyrtec (cetirizine) for age is appropriate for your child. Adding the ceron-dm may just make him drowsy. Just because he is doesn't mean that "some is good, more is better"when giving medications. They will not necessarily make him feel any better than using a single medication and runs the risk of overdosing/other adverse effects. ...Read more

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What does W/DM stand for in cough syrup?

What does W/DM stand for in cough syrup?

W/DM: Likely with dextramethorphan a cough suppressant. Show it to your pharmacist for confirmation, side effects and if you should take it. All the best. ...Read more

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Is promethazine dm equivilant to codine cough syrup?

Is promethazine dm equivilant to codine cough syrup?

Not equivalent: but dextromethorphan in adequate dosage has cough suppressant activity equivalent to codeine. ...Read more

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Hi I accidently gave my 3 and a half year old a full teaspoon of Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm syrup will she be ok?

Hi I accidently gave my 3 and a half year old a full teaspoon of Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm syrup will she be ok?

Yes: Encourage her to drink lots of water and/or other fluids (no caffeine). This will help prevent problems from drying out due to the antihistamine in the Bromfed (brompheniramine). The antihistamine may cause her to be excessively sleepy, and this may be prolonged. Make sure you wake her frequently and get her to drink and she should be okay. ...Read more

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Hello. I just took promethazine dm syrup for my cough the first time and I started coughing excessively. I can not stop coughing am I allergic ?

Hello. I just took promethazine dm syrup for my cough the first time and I started coughing excessively. I can not stop coughing  am I allergic ?

Maybe: Persistent post nasal drip (allergy or non-allergy related), acid reflux, asthma, or vocal cord problem are common causes for persistent cough. Medication side effect is often overlooked as well. Consider a virtual consult to discuss any related symptoms and more about your history for guidance. ...Read more

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Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm cough syrup ok?

Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm cough syrup ok?

For who?: This is a potent antihistamine with a cough medicine. It is okay maybe for older children and adults but certainly not infants and toddlers. ...Read more

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Side effects of c-phen dm syrup (rondec dm syrup)?

Side effects of c-phen dm syrup (rondec dm syrup)?

It's anti-histamine: They all may cause sleepiness and dizziness. Read the package of the med you're using for specific details. ...Read more

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My 10 year old, 100lb, son took 2 teaspoons of Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm syrup instead of 1 teaspoon. How concerned should I be. ?

My 10 year old, 100lb, son took 2 teaspoons of Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm syrup instead of 1 teaspoon. How concerned should I be. ?

Not so much: Just delay his next dose a couple hours, and have him be more careful with dosages. At 100 pounds, he should be fine. Good luck. ...Read more