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Panatuss DXP

Generic Name: Dexbrompheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine [dex-brom-feh-NEER-a-meen, dex-tro-meh-THOR-fan, and-feh-nill-EFF-rin]
Brand Names: Alahist CF, Alahist DM (dexbrompheniramine), Brand Tussin DM, Panatuss Pediatric DXP, Poly Tussin DM Liquid,… show all 8 brands
Classification of Drugs: Upper respiratory combinations

What is Panatuss DXP?

Dexbrompheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of the natural chemical histamine within the body. Histamine is known to cause nasal congestion, itching, watery eyes, and a runny nose.

Dextromethorphan is an effective cough suppressant. It alters the brain's signals, which trigger the cough reflex.Phenylephrine Phenylephrine is an anti-congestant that reduces the size of the blood vessels that line the nasal passages. Blood vessels that are dilapidated can cause the nasal passages to become congested (stuffy nasal congestion).

Panatuss DXP is a combination medicine to treat a stuffy or runny nose, itching, sneezing, and watery eyes, cough, sinus congestion that is caused by allergies or itchy eyes, typical cold symptoms, as well as influenza.Panatuss DXP is not able to treat a cough caused by smoke, asthma, or emphysema.Panatuss DXP could also be used to treat conditions not covered in this guideline for medication.

Side effects of Panatuss DXP

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that are warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

This medication could cause severe adverse effects. Take this medicine off and consult your physician immediately if you suffer from:

  • Rapid, pounding, as well as irregular or fast heartbeats.
  • Breath shortness;
  • Severe dizziness or nervousness;
  • Very little or no urine;
  • Sleep problems sleep problems,
  • Increased blood pressure and a severe headache blurred vision, the feeling of pounding in your neck and ears stress nasal bleeding.

Common adverse effects of Panatus' DXP can include:

  • Flushing (warmth, redness, or a tingly sensation);
  • Dry mouth, nose, dry mouth, or throat
  • Experiencing a sense of anxiety, restlessness, or anger;
  • Dizziness, drowsiness;
  • Being anxious or restless (especially when it comes to children);
  • Lack of appetite
  • Blurred vision
  • Sleep problems (insomnia).

This isn't an exhaustive list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Contact your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You may report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Do not take Panatuss DXP if you've taken an MAO inhibitor in the last 14 days, like isocarboxazid, linezolid blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine.

Do not take cold or cough medicine to help a child fall asleep.

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to take this medication if you have an allergy to dextromethorphan, dexbrompheniramine, or phenylephrine.

Don't use your cough or cold medication if you've consumed an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days. A potentially dangerous interaction between drugs can happen. MAO inhibitors comprise furazolidone, isocarboxazid, rasagiline, phenelzine, linezolid, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a recommendation on whether this medicine is safe to use if:

  • COPD or asthma COPD;
  • Mucus-filled cough or cough due to the chronic condition of bronchitis;
  • An obstruction in your stomach or in your intestines
  • Glaucoma;
  • Kidney disease or liver failure;
  • Diabetes;
  • The heart condition, high blood pressure;
  • A thyroid disorder
  • Urinary problems.

Consult a physician before taking this medication if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.Liquid medicines may contain phenylalanine. Make sure to check the label on your medication for the presence of phenylketonuria (PKU).

How to take Panatuss DXP?

Make sure you follow the instructions on the label or as directed by your physician. Medicines for a cold or cough are intended for short-term use until symptoms improve.

Follow the instructions on the label of the medicine about the administration of cold or cough medicine to children. Don't use the medicine solely to induce sleepiness in a child. Death can occur through the misapplication of cough or cold medications in infants and young children.

Take care when measuring liquid medicines. Make use of the dosing syringe supplied or a dose-measuring device (not an ordinary spoon).Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve after seven days or if you suffer from an itch, temperature, rash, or headache.

If you require an operation or any medical test, notify the doctor or surgeon that you've taken cough or cold medicine in the last few days.Storage at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Don't freeze.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Panatuss DXP is used only when it's needed, and you might not be following a regular dosing regimen. Don't miss any doses in the event that it's nearing the time to take the next dose. Don't take two doses at once.

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?

Consuming alcohol while drinking Panatuss DXP could cause adverse effects.Talk to your doctor or pharmacist prior to taking other cold or cough medicines that contain similar components.

Avoid driving or engaging in hazardous activities until you are aware of the effects of this medication on your body. The way you react could be affected.

Interaction with other drugs

Beware of using this medicine in conjunction with other medications that can make you drowsy or slow the rate of breathing (such as opioids, muscle relaxers, medications to treat anxiety, or seizures). Talk to your doctor or pharmacist prior to using any other medication, which includes prescription or over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements. There are many possible interactions between drugs that are covered in this drug guide.