DELSYM OTC

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DELSYM

Cough and cold
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Dextromethorphan polistirex (equivalent to dextromethorphan HBr) 30mg/5mL; ext-rel susp; orange or grape flavor; alcohol-free; contains sodium 6mg/5mL.

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Indications for DELSYM:

Nonproductive cough.

Adult:

10mL every 12 hours.

Children:

<4yrs: do not use. 4–5yrs: 2.5mL. 6–11yrs: 5mL. Both every 12 hours.

Contraindications:

Children <4yrs old. During or within 14 days of MAOIs.

Warnings/Precautions:

Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Hyperpyretic crisis with MAOIs.

Pharmacological Class:

Antitussive.

How Supplied:

Susp—3oz, 5oz