Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 2 mg/ml/Guaifenesin 20 mg/ml Oral Liquid

Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 2 mg/ml/Guaifenesin 20 mg/ml Oral Liquid is a specially formulated medication designed for oral administration. This liquid medication provides an accurate dosage delivery system, making it a convenient choice for individuals who find it difficult to swallow solid dosage forms. It is commonly used in the treatment of conditions such as cough, bronchitis, common cold, asthma, and allergic rhinitis, and is particularly suitable for pediatric and geriatric populations.

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Formula Information

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Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 2 mg/ml/Guaifenesin 20 mg/ml Oral Liquid is a specially compounded medication designed to alleviate symptoms associated with colds, allergies, and various respiratory conditions. This formulation combines two active ingredients, dextromethorphan hydrobromide and guaifenesin, which synergistically work to provide symptom relief. Dextromethorphan hydrobromide functions as an antitussive, effectively suppressing coughs, while guaifenesin aids in loosening mucus, making it easier to expel.

Available in a liquid form, this medication is easy to administer and ingest, making it a convenient choice for those who find swallowing solid dosage forms challenging. This feature also makes it a suitable option for pediatric and geriatric populations who may struggle with traditional dosage forms.

This formulation is a versatile treatment option for a range of conditions, including but not limited to colds, allergies, bronchitis, sinusitis, and other upper respiratory infections. By reducing coughing, loosening mucus, and facilitating easier breathing, it can significantly improve the quality of life for individuals suffering from these conditions.

Safe for use in adults and children over the age of 12, this medication should be taken as directed by a healthcare provider. It is crucial to adhere to the instructions on the label and not exceed the recommended dosage to ensure safety and efficacy.

At Bayview Pharmacy, we take pride in offering this compounded medication as part of our commitment to delivering high-quality care and optimal outcomes for our patients. If you have any questions about this formulation or any other compounded medications, we encourage you to reach out to us. We are here to assist you with your healthcare needs.

Drug Interactions

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This compounded formulation of Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 2 mg/ml and Guaifenesin 20 mg/ml Oral Liquid is specifically designed for the treatment of cough and upper respiratory tract congestion. These symptoms are often associated with common colds, flu, and other respiratory illnesses. It is crucial to note that this formulation should not be used by patients who have a hypersensitivity to either of the active ingredients. Furthermore, it is not recommended for patients with severe liver disease, as dextromethorphan is metabolized by the liver.

Patients are advised to take this medication as directed and not to exceed the recommended dose. It is also recommended to avoid alcohol and other CNS depressants while taking this formulation, as these substances may increase the risk of adverse effects. Additionally, patients should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery while taking this medication, as it may cause drowsiness.

Patients should be monitored for signs of adverse effects, such as dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. If any of these symptoms occur, patients should contact their healthcare provider immediately. It is also important to consider potential drug interactions when prescribing this formulation. Patients should inform their healthcare provider of any other medications they are taking, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements. This formulation may interact with other medications, such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), tricyclic antidepressants, and other CNS depressants.

If you have any questions about this formulation or its potential interactions, please do not hesitate to reach out for further information.

How Does it Work

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Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 2 mg/ml/Guaifenesin 20 mg/ml Oral Liquid is a specially formulated combination medication designed to alleviate coughs and other symptoms associated with upper respiratory conditions. It functions by suppressing the cough reflex and facilitating the loosening of mucus in the airways, thereby making it easier to cough up and expel. This formulation is also beneficial in treating other conditions such as bronchitis, sinusitis, and the common cold.

This medication is intended for oral administration, typically every 4-6 hours as needed. It is crucial to adhere to the instructions on the label or as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Avoid exceeding the recommended dosage or taking it more frequently than advised.

Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 2 mg/ml/Guaifenesin 20 mg/ml Oral Liquid is not recommended for children under the age of 12. It should also be avoided by patients with certain medical conditions such as asthma, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis. It is essential to inform your doctor about any other medications you are currently taking, as there may be potential interactions with this particular formulation.

Common side effects of Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 2 mg/ml/Guaifenesin 20 mg/ml Oral Liquid may include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and drowsiness. If you experience any of these side effects, it is important to contact your healthcare provider immediately.

If you have any queries or concerns regarding Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 2 mg/ml/Guaifenesin 20 mg/ml Oral Liquid, please do not hesitate to reach out for further information.

Other Uses

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This compounded formulation of Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 2 mg/ml and Guaifenesin 20 mg/ml Oral Liquid is specifically designed for oral administration. It provides a convenient and easily ingested dosage form for accurate delivery of medication. This formulation is particularly beneficial for individuals who find swallowing solid dosage forms challenging, as well as for pediatric and geriatric populations.

Aside from its primary use as a cough suppressant and expectorant, this formulation can also be used to treat a variety of other conditions. These include chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, and upper respiratory tract infections. It is effective in reducing the severity of coughing associated with the common cold and can also alleviate the symptoms of allergic rhinitis.

Moreover, this formulation can be used to mitigate the severity of coughing associated with other respiratory conditions such as bronchitis, asthma, and upper respiratory tract infections. It can also be used to manage the symptoms of chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, and upper respiratory tract infections. Furthermore, this formulation can be beneficial in reducing the severity of coughing associated with other conditions such as chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, and upper respiratory tract infections.

If you have any questions about the use of this formulation, please do not hesitate to reach out. We are here to provide you with the necessary information and guidance to ensure the safe and effective use of this medication.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 2 mg/ml/Guaifenesin 20 mg/ml Oral Liquid?

This is a specially formulated liquid medication that contains Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide and Guaifenesin. It is intended for oral administration and is often used when swallowing solid dosage forms is challenging or for pediatric and geriatric populations.

What is the purpose of this medication?

This medication is used to treat symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing illnesses. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that affects signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that helps to thin and loosen mucus in the lungs, making it easier to cough up the mucus and clear the airways.

How should this medication be administered?

This medication is intended for oral administration. The dosage is usually based on the patient's medical condition and response to treatment. It is important to use this medication as directed by your healthcare provider.

Who can use this medication?

This medication is often used when swallowing solid dosage forms is challenging or for pediatric and geriatric populations. However, it can be used by anyone who has been prescribed by a healthcare provider.

What are the potential side effects of this medication?

Common side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, and vomiting. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your healthcare provider promptly.

Can this medication be used in combination with other medications?

Yes, but it is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the products you use including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products before starting treatment with this medication.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

How should this medication be stored?

Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.

What should I do in case of an overdose?

If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call emergency services immediately. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away.

Can I take this medication if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

Consult your healthcare provider before using this medication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is important to discuss the risks and benefits with your healthcare provider.

Formulas and/or material listed are not to be interpreted as a promise, guarantee or claim of therapeutic efficacy or safety. The information contained herein is not intended to replace or substitute for conventional medical care, or encourage its abandonment. Every patient is unique, and formulas should be adjusted to meet their individual needs.
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