DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet

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Uses of Bromhexine

Bromhexine is used in the treatment of cough.
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Side effects of Bromhexine

Common

Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Dizziness, Headache.

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How to use Bromhexine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet works

Bromhexine thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.
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Uses of Chlorpheniramine

Chlorpheniramine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Chlorpheniramine

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Chlorpheniramine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet works

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.
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Uses of Dextromethorphan

Dextromethorphan is used in the treatment of dry cough.
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Side effects of Dextromethorphan

Common

Sleepiness, Dizziness, Excitation, Confusion, Convulsion, Respiratory depression, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Rash.

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How to use Dextromethorphan

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet works

Dextromethorphan is an antitussive (cough suppressants). It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.

In Depth Information on DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Bromhexine

  • Tell your doctor if you have ever had or are suffering from stomach ulcer. You may not be prescribed Bromhexine as it can aggravate your problem.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any liver/kidney disease or asthma.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to Bromhexine or any of its ingredients.

Expert advice for Chlorpheniramine

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Chlorpheniramine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Expert advice for Dextromethorphan

  • Use dextromethorphan exactly as directed on the label, and in doses prescribed by your doctor.
  • Cough medicine is usually taken only for a short time until the symptoms clear up.
  • If syrup, measure the liquid form of dextromethorphan with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon.
  • Allow the dextromethorphan lozenge or disintegrating strip to dissolve in your mouth.
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • Do not drive or use machines while taking this medicine until you are sure you are not affected.
  • Do not drink alcohol (wine, beer, spirits)whilst taking this medicine. Alcohol increases the risk of side effects occurring and may make you feel drowsier.
  • Always ask a doctor before giving cough or cold medicine to a child. Death can occur from the misuse of cough or cold medicine in very young children.
Warnings
Special precautions for DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg
Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Use of DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
UNSAFE
DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patien
ts with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DM 4 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Bromhexine

Q. Is Bromhexine an antihistamine?
No, Bromhexineis not an antihistamine.

Frequently asked questions for Chlorpheniramine

Q. Does chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?
Chlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Is chlorpheniramine like Benadryl?
No, chlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl
Q. Is chlorpheniramine prescription?
Yes, it is available with doctor’s prescription only
Q. Can I take chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate with Panadol/ cetirizine /Zyrtec/ Allegra/ warfarin/ diphenhydramine/ ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of chlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does chlorpheniramine contain aspirin?
No, it does not contain aspirin in it. Chlorpheniramine is a different drug than aspirin.
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Frequently asked questions for Dextromethorphan

Q. Is dextromethorphan a steroid/an opiate/an antihistamine/ a narcotic/an NSAID/a controlled substance/contain alcohol/have codeine?
Dextromethorphan is a decongestant and not a steroid, antihistamine, opiate, NSAID or narcotic, but can have addictive effects if taken at large doses than recommended. It does not contain codeine or alcohol. It is not a controlled substance
Q. Does dextromethorphan work/ how much dextromethorphan can i take for cough?
Dextromethorphan works for most of the patient. It should be taken in amounts exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Cough medicine is usually taken only for a short time until your symptoms clear up. Do not use the medication in larger amounts, or use it for longer than recommended
Q. Is dextromethorphan safe/ does dextromethorphan makes you sleepy/make you tired/ raise blood sugar?
Dextromethorphan causes mild sedation effect thus can make you feel sleepy. It does not raise blood sugar or make you tired. Dextromethorphan is generally safe if taken at recommended doses and duration
Q. Can i take dextromethorphan with high blood pressure/ safe for high blood pressure/ raise blood pressure/ thin blood?
Though it isn't reported, but it should be used carefully in people with high blood pressure, as dextromethorphan may cause high blood pressure and the effectiveness of dextromethorphan is decreased by high blood pressure medications
Q. Can I take dextromethorphan with benzonatate/acetaminophen/codeine/ibuprofen/ diphenhydramine/pseudoephedrine/guaifenesin/Tamiflu/Benadryl?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor's advice before taking any medicine with dextromethorphan.
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