Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Pneumology
Active ingredients: Dextromethorphan
laboratory: Pierre Fabre Medicament
Bottle of 125 ml
Short-term treatment of dry coughs and irritation coughs in adults (from the age of 15).
Dosage DRILL TS s / s Adult 15 mg / 5 ml 3 mg / mL Syrup bottle of 125 ml
RESERVED FOR ADULTS (from 15 years old).
A 5 ml measurement contains 15 mg of dextromethorphan hydrobromide.
- In adults, the unit dose of dextromethorphan hydrobromide is 15 to 30 mg, the maximum daily dose is 120 mg.
. Take 1 measure of 5 ml or 2 measures of 5 ml maximum per dose.
. If necessary, renew the plug after 4 hours.
. In no case exceed 8 measures of 5 ml per day.
- In the elderly or in case of hepatic insufficiency, the initial dosage will be halved compared to the recommended dosage, and may possibly be increased according to the tolerance and needs.
- The duration of the treatment must be short (limited to 5 days).
- Treatment should be limited to the time of coughing, without exceeding the recommended doses.
This medicine is contraindicated in the following situations:
- allergy to one of the constituents,
- respiratory failure,
- cough of the asthmatic,
- breastfeeding: dextromethorphan passes into breast milk; some cases of hypotonia and respiratory pauses have been reported in infants, after ingestion by mothers of other central antitussives at supratherapeutic doses. As a result, taking this medication is contraindicated during breastfeeding.
- combination with antidepressants type IMAO [non-selective MAOIs, selective MAOIs (moclobemide, toloxatone)].
Due to the presence of maltitol, this drug is contraindicated in cases of fructose intolerance.
NOT RECOMMENDED :
- This medicine contains 0.05 g of alcohol per measuring 5 ml. It is not recommended for patients with liver disease, alcoholism or epilepsy.
- Pregnancy: Regarding the presence of dextromethorphan, there are no reliable data on teratogenesis in animals. In clinical studies, the results of epidemiological studies conducted on small numbers of women seem to exclude a particular malformation effect of dextromethorphan.
In late pregnancy, high doses, even in short treatment, are likely to cause respiratory depression in the newborn. During the last three months of pregnancy, the mother's chronic intake of dextromethorphan, whatever the dose, may be the cause of withdrawal syndrome in the newborn. Given the presence of alcohol, the use of this drug during pregnancy should be avoided.
- Taking alcoholic beverages and drugs containing alcohol (see interactions) during treatment is not recommended.
Adverse effects Drill TS S / S Adult 15 MG / 5 ML
- Dizziness, drowsiness.
- Nausea, vomiting, constipation.
- Allergic reactions: pruritic rash type, urticaria, Quincke's edema, exceptionally bronchospasm.