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Dextromethorphan Hbr 30mg
I OD'd on 700 mg of Dextromethorphan HBr a month ago and since then I've been constantly spaced out and anxious. What could be causing this?
Many things: Dextromethorphan itself can cause a sense of anxiety. As dextromethorphan overdose is associated with seizures, it is also possible that you are experiencing a sense of being spaced out for this reason, or for some others. I would suggest you consult your doctor for a real work up to find out what, if any, damage the overdose may have caused. ...Read more
What does takeing dextromethorphan hbr to get high do to you, how does it affect your health, short term and long term? Is occasional use ok?
Cough sirop high: Good doctors never prescribe cough sirop, to kids or adults. Treat the cause of the cough, not the cough symptom. And the sirop has no use whether occasional or not. The sirop has a med in it that makes people drowsy. To abuse it to get high hurt you from the cause in your personality that makes you look for such a chemical. Treat your mental problem vigorously to have a better future. ...Read more
Drug test question: will dextromethorphan hbr show up in drug test and how long from when the last dose does it show up?? thanks!! :)
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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
Yes: You took over the dose, therefore, you over-dosed. You didn't harm yourself, however. Don't do it again. ...Read more
Dextromethorphan-: -is a safe cough suppressant with no contradiction, however if taken in sufficient amounts 2 get high, anything is dangerous. Maybe not against exercise but in general. It is abnormal behavior & a very stupid thing 2 do but @ 46, there is no use in trying to change Ur habit without direction from an AODA councilor. ...Read more
I took some benylin (dextromethorphan) extra strength that had already expired. What is this going to do to me?
Nothing bad: After a certain period of time, drugs lose potency. The rate at which a drug can be expected to "expire" is generally when it reaches 90% of labeled strength. A very few drugs, especially "biologicals", may become toxic. Check with your pharmacist about this. Benylin's ingredients don't become toxic as they age (provided storage requirements such as temperature, sunlight & humidity are maintained). ...Read more
I have been having flu for the past five days. I took benylin 4 flu but I'm not getting better. What must I do?
Natural remedies: Flu often lasts about a week so 5 days is normal. Benylin can help relieve symptoms but does nothing to speed your recovery. Rest and fluids are important, but high doses of Vitamin C and many herbs such as elderberry extract can be very helpful. Homeopathy can also help a great deal. See https://drrandybaker. Com/2017/02/10/preventing-and-treating-influenza/ for a detailed discussion. ...Read more
What is the dosage on delsym (dextromethorphan) for a 128lb child? I believe it's the adult dose at 10ml, every 12 hours, I just want to be sure.
Medicaiton dosing: At 128 pounds of weight they get treatd as adults for medicaiton dosing for most meds. ...Read more
You can: Call National Poison control line at (800) 222-1222 or take him to the ER. Don't know his age. Please DON"T try to get emergency care via a general health education site - that is putting your child at risk - as you have no way to know when we will answer your question or if we will answer it. ...Read more
Blood test: Dextromethorphan can be measured in the blood, but one would need a suspicion of an overdose in order to obtain this test. Dextromethorphan is structurally related to the opiate receptor agonist, codeine, and symptoms can include drowsiness, dizziness, disorientation, seizures and breathing irregularities. It is important to let the physician know all medications taken, including otc preparations. ...Read more
Is a 12 hour otc cough suppressant only. If you only have a cough, this one is a good choice. It even comes in grape or orange flavors for the discriminating palate.
Don't forget to treat the cause of the cough, which is frequently post nasal drip. Use a humidifier when heat is on in house. Breathe in steamy showers through nose. Use saline nasal spray frequently to keep membranes moist! ...Read more
Yes: It differs from kids and adults.Get a more detailed answer ›
DELSYM (dextromethorphan): Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›