Robitussin Children's Cough Long-Acting Side Effects
Generic name: dextromethorphan
Note: This document contains side effect information about dextromethorphan. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Robitussin Children's Cough Long-Acting.
Some side effects of Robitussin Children's Cough Long-Acting may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to dextromethorphan: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral disintegrating strip, oral drops, oral liquid, oral lozenge, oral suspension extended release, oral syrup, oral tablet chewable
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking dextromethorphan (the active ingredient contained in Robitussin Children's Cough Long-Acting) hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using dextromethorphan and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
severe dizziness, anxiety, restless feeling, or nervousness;
confusion, hallucinations; or
slow, shallow breathing.
Less serious side effects are more likely, such as stomach upset.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to dextromethorphan: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral disintegrating strip, oral drops, oral liquid, oral lozenge, oral solution, oral suspension extended release, oral syrup, oral tablet chewable
Nervous system side effects have included drowsiness and dizziness. Other side effects such as excitation, mental confusion, and opioid like respiratory depression have been rare and occurred at higher dosages. In some cases of abuse, patients experienced euphoria, hyperactivity, mania, and auditory and visual hallucinations.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included stomach upset.
Hypersensitivity side effects have included rare reports of fixed-drug eruptions.