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Children’s cough dm

Brand names: buckley’s mixture cough supressant children’s cough dm children’s robitussin 12-hour cough relief… Show all 19 brands.
Drug class: antitussives

What is Children's cough dm?

Children's cough dm suppresses coughs due to the common flu or cold.Children's cough dm does not treat a cough that is caused by smoking or emphysema.There are several brands and types of dextromethorphan. This leaflet does not list all brands.Children's cough dm may be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Children's cough dm

If you experience symptoms indicative of an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing and swelling of lips, face, tongue or throat; seek medical assistance immediately.

If you experience:

  • Severe nervousness and confusion
  • Severe dizziness or drowsiness;
  • Blurred vision
  • Urination that is painful or difficult

Some of the most common side effects associated with children's cough disease include:

  • Loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhoea;
  • Dizziness;
  • Tingling;
  • Feeling restless

There may be other side effects. Call your doctor immediately if experiencing side effects; for reporting purposes contact fda on 1-800-fda-1088.


Children's cough dm should not be used if you've taken an mao inhibitor in the last 14 days. Examples include isocarboxazid (linezolid), methylene blue injection (phenelzine), rasagiline (selegiline), or tranylcypromine.

Before you take this drug

Children's cough dm should not be used if an mao inhibitor has been taken in the last 14 days. Harmful drug interactions may occur. Mao inhibitors are isocarboxazid (linezolid), methylene blue injection, phenelzine, and other drugs.If you have an allergy to children's cough dm, then it is best not to use it.If you have a medical condition, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether this medication is safe for use.Children's cough dm is not recommended for children younger than 12 years of age.Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.This medication may contain phenylalanine. If you have phenylketonuria, check the label of your medication.

How to take Children's cough dm?

Always follow the directions on the label or as provided by your physician when using cold and cough medicines; only take them until symptoms have subsided completely.Measuring liquid medicine is important. Use the provided dosing device or a dose-measuring tool (not a spoon).If your symptoms don't improve within 7 days or you experience a headache, fever, rash, or other symptoms, call your doctor.Tell your doctor or surgeon if you are going to need medical testing or surgery that you've taken children's cough dm within the last few days.Store away from moisture, light, and heat. Store at room temperature and away from moisture, heat and light sources.

What happens if i miss the dose?

Your cough and cold medication is likely used when necessary; therefore if it is close to being time for its next dose, skip any missed ones and proceed as planned. Never take two doses in one go.

What happens if i overdose?

Reach out immediately if a poison situation develops by calling 1-800-222-1222 for poison assistance and immediate medical advice.

What should be avoided?

Children's cough dm can affect your driving and other hazardous activities. You may be unable to react properly.Certain side effects can be exacerbated by alcohol consumption.Before using any over-the-counter medicines that contain ingredients similar to children's cough dm, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interaction with other drug

This medicine should not be taken with any other medications that can cause drowsiness, slow breathing, or anxiety (such as an opioid, muscle relaxer, or medication for seizures). Before using any other medications, such as vitamins and herbs, consult your doctor or pharmacist. This medication guide does not list all possible interactions with other drugs.




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