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Dr. Joseph Holtman
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Dextromethorphan (Definition)

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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What is delsym (dextromethorphan) used for?

What is delsym (dextromethorphan) used for?

Cough: The active ingredient is dextromethorphan which is the same medication present in most over the counter cough preparations. It simply suppresses the cough reflex. ...Read more

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Can children take Delsym (dextromethorphan)?

Can children take Delsym (dextromethorphan)?

Delsym (dextromethorphan): is indicated for occasional use in children aged 2 years and older, and is properly dosed according to weight. ...Read more

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Who should not take Delsym (dextromethorphan)?

Who should not take Delsym (dextromethorphan)?

Delsym (dextromethorphan): Contraindications/Cautions: hypersens. to drug/class/compon., MAO inhibitor use w/in 14 days & caution in pts ...Read more

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Benylin (dextromethorphan) or zzquil. Which works better?

Healthtap: Doctors on healthtap are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more

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How long does it take for benylin (dextromethorphan) medicine to kick in?

Depends: Benylin (dextromethorphan) is a group name for different formulations, i.e. Different ingredients. These different crug components are metabolized at different rates depending on many factors, such as age, fever, digestive status, nature of condition being treated. Generally some response should be noted within 30 to 60 minutes after ingestion. ...Read more

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Is there an ingredient in benylin (dextromethorphan) that helps your skin?

Is there an ingredient in benylin (dextromethorphan) that helps your skin?

Don't think so! : Benylin's main ingredients is dextromethorphan a cough suppresant. It's other uses have nothing to do with skin (possible treatment for neuropathic pain and pain associated with fibromyalgia). ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Delsym (Definition)

Delsym is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more