Dextromethorphan Polistirex Extended-Release
Medically reviewed on August 1, 2017
Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 30mg in 5mL
Labeler: Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC
NDC Code: 65162-799
12 Hour Cough Relief
Active ingredient (in each 5 mL)
Dextromethorphan polistirex equivalent to 30 mg dextromethorphan hydrobromide, USP
- cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants
- the impulse to cough to help you get to sleep
Do not use if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
Ask a doctor before use if you have
- chronic cough that lasts as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema
- cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
Stop use and ask a doctor if cough lasts more than 7 days, cough comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
- shake bottle well before use
- measure only with dosing cup provided. Do not use dosing cup with other products.
- dose as follows or as directed by a doctor
|adults and children 12 years of age and over|| 10 mL every 12 hours,
not to exceed 20 mL in 24 hours
|children 6 to under 12 years of age|| 5 mL every 12 hours,
not to exceed 10 mL in 24 hours
|children 4 to under 6 years of age|| 2.5 mL every 12 hours,
not to exceed 5 mL in 24 hours
|Children under 4 years of age||do not use|
- each 5 mL contains: sodium 7 mg
- store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
- dosing cup provided
- mL = milliliter
citric acid, corn oil, D&C Red No. 33, edetate disodium, ethylcellulose, FD&C Blue No. 1, flavors, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol 3350, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sodium polystyrene sulfonate, sucrose, tragacanth, xanthan gum
Hydrochloric acid or sodium hydroxide solution, if required, to adjust the pH.
Call 1-877-835-5472, Mon through Fri 9AM to 5PM EST.
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
|DEXTROMETHORPHAN POLISTIREX EXTENDED-RELEASE
dextromethorphan polistirex suspension
|Labeler - Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC (831227777)|
|Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC||963900878||ANALYSIS(65162-799), LABEL(65162-799), MANUFACTURE(65162-799), PACK(65162-799)|