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Aquatab DM

Generic name: dextromethorphan and guaifenesin [DEX-troe-me-THOR-fan-and-gwye-FEN-e-sin]
Brand names: Adult Cough DM, Children Giltuss Cough and Chest Congestion, Children’s Delsym Cough+Chest Congest DM, Children’s Robitussin Cough and Chest, Children’s Robitussin Cough and Chest Congestion DM products from all 99 brands
The class of drug: upper respiratory combinations

What is Aquatab DM?

Dextromethorphan is an effective cough suppressant. Guaifenesin is an expectorant.Aquatab DM is a combination medicine to treat chest congestion that is caused by the commonly occurring flu as well as allergies.Dextromethorphan is not a treatment for the cough resulting from smoke.There are numerous kinds and brands of this medication that are available, and not all of them are included in this leaflet.Aquatab DM could also be used to treat conditions that are not covered in this guide.

Side effects of Aquatab DM

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms warning signs of an allergic response, such as difficulty breathing, hives, and swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,

Aquatab DM could result in serious side effects. Do not use Aquatab DM immediately, and contact your doctor right away. If you experience:

  • Mood swings;
  • Severe headache that is severe severe headache
  • Extreme nausea and anxiety that makes you feel like you're about to faint.

Common negative consequences of aquatab dm could include:

  • Dizziness, drowsiness;
  • Sleep problems (insomnia);
  • Diarrhoea;
  • Experiencing anxiety, agitation, and anxiety.

This is not a comprehensive list of all side effects. Other side effects could occur. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You may report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Don't take this medicine when you've taken an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days, for example, isocarboxazid or linezolid, blue injections, phenelzine, rasagiline, and selegiline. tranylcypromine.

Before you take this drug

Do not take Aquatab DM if you have previously taken an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days. A risky drug interaction may happen. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid linezolid Methylene blue injection rasagiline phenelzine and tranylcypromine.

Consult a pharmacist or doctor for a recommendation on whether this medication is safe to use if:

  • A cough that has mucus
  • Asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis.

Consult a physician before taking this medication if you are nursing or pregnant.The medicine could contain phenylalanine. Make sure to read the label on the medicine if you suffer from the condition known as phenylketonuria (PKU).

How to take Aquatab DM?

Take exactly as indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. The cold or cough medicines are intended for use only in the short term, until symptoms improve.Always adhere to the directions on the label of the medicine about the administration of cold or cough medicine to children. Do not take the medicine solely to help a child fall asleep. Death can occur through the misapplication of cough or cold medicine to children who are very young.Take care when measuring liquid medicines. Make use of the dosing syringe supplied or a dosage measuring device (not an ordinary spoon).You might need to shake the liquid before you can measure a dose. Follow all the instructions in the package.Take this tablet with extended release, and don't crush, chew, or break it.The granules are sprayed directly on your tongue, and you swallow them immediately.Drink plenty of fluids to ease congestion and smooth your throat when you are taking this medicine.Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve after seven days or if you experience an itch, high fever, rash, or headache.If you are planning to undergo any kind of procedure, inform the surgeon in advance when you've had this medication in the past couple of days.Place it in a cool, dry place far from heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Because Aquatab DM is only used for emergencies, you may not be on a regular dosing schedule. Do not miss any doses in the event that it's nearing the time for the next dose. Don't take two doses in one go.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help Line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Avoid driving or doing any hazardous activity until you are aware of the extent to which Aquatab DM can affect you. Your reaction could be affected.Alcohol consumption with this medication could cause adverse consequences.Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to using any other cold or cough medications that may have similar components.

Interaction with other drug

Beware of using this medicine in conjunction with other medications that may result in drowsiness or slow breathing (such as opioids, a muscle relaxer, or medicines that treat anxiety and seizures).Talk to your doctor or pharmacist prior to using this medication if you're also taking other medicines such as prescription and over-the-counter medicine, vitamins, and herbal products. Certain medicines may cause undesirable or even dangerous reactions when combined. Some interactions may not be included in this guideline for medications.




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