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Siltussin-dm das-na maximum strength

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 congestion dm, children’s robitussin cough and chest, children’s robitussin cough and chest congestion dm,… Show all 99 brands
Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

What is Siltussin-dm das-na maximum strength?

Dextromethorphan works as a cough suppressant. Guaifenesin works as an expectorant. Siltussin das-na is a combination medication used to treat coughs and chest congestion due to the common flu or allergies.

Dextromethorphan does not treat a cough caused by tobacco. This leaflet does not list all the brands or forms of medication that are available. Siltussin das-na maximum strength may be used in other ways not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Siltussin-dm das-na maximum strength

If you experience any of the following signs of an allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing and/or facial, lip or throat swelling, seek medical assistance immediately.

Siltussin das-na max strength can cause serious side effects. Siltussin das-na max strength should be stopped immediately if you experience:

  • Mood changes
  • Headache or severe
  • Feeling like you could pass out or dizziness;

Side effects that may occur from siltussin das-na maximum strength include:

  • Dizziness, drowsiness;
  • Sleep problems (insomnia);
  • Diarrhoea;
  • Feeling nervous, restless, or anxious

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The fda can be contacted at 1-800-fda-1088 to report side effects.

Similar/related drugs

Benadryl, benzonatate, diphenhydramine, guaifenesin, dextromethorphan, mucinex, and acetylcysteine

Warnings

If you've taken an mao-inhibitor in the last 14 days (such as isocarboxazid or linezolid), phenelzine rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine, do not take this medication.

Before you take this drug

Siltussin das-na maximum strength should not be used if you've taken mao inhibitors in the last 14 days. A dangerous medication interaction may occur. Mao inhibitors are isocarboxazid (linezolid), phenelzine (selegiline), rasagiline (selegiline injection), methylene blue injection, and tranylcypromine.

If you suffer from:

  • A cough that produces mucus
  • Asthma, emphysema, or chronic lung disease.

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 Siltussin-dm das-na maximum strength?

Follow the directions on the label or given by your healthcare provider. Cold and cough medicines are only to be used for a short time until symptoms have cleared up. Follow the directions on the label when giving cough medicine or cold medicine. Never use cough and cold medication to put a child to sleep. Measuring liquid medicine is important. Use either the provided dosing device or another dose-measuring tool (other than spoon).

It may be necessary to shake the liquid prior to measuring a dose. Please follow all of the instructions listed on your label. Do not chew, crush, or break the extended-release tablet. The granules can be sprinkled directly on your tongue. Swallow immediately. Drink plenty of fluids when taking this medication in order to loosen congestion and soothe your throat. This will also help ensure optimal performance from this treatment.

If your symptoms do not improve within seven days or if fever, rash, or headache occur, please visit a healthcare provider immediately. Tell the surgeon if you've taken the medicine in the last few days and if you are going to need any kind of surgery. Store away from heat and moisture at room temperature.

What happens if i miss the dose?

Siltussin das-na is taken as needed, and there may not be a schedule. If it is almost time to take your next dose, skip any missed doses. Never take two doses in one go.

What happens if i overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for poison help or seek immediate medical attention.

What should be avoided?

Siltussin das-na maximum strength can affect your reactions. Avoid driving and other hazardous activities until you are familiar with how they will affect you. You may be unable to react properly.

Alcohol consumption can have side effects when taken with this medication. Before using any other cold or cough medicines, ask your doctor or pharmacist if they contain similar ingredients.

Interaction with other drug

Use this medicine only if you are not taking any other medications that can cause drowsiness, slow breathing, or anxiety (such as an opioid, muscle relaxer, or medication for seizures).

Before using this medication, ask your doctor or pharmacist if you also use any other medications, such as vitamins and herbal remedies. When used together, some medicines can have unwanted or harmful effects. This medication guide does not list all possible interactions.