CAMYDEX-20 Tablet

Dextromethorphane-CAMYDEX-20 Tablet

Each tablet contains:

  • Dextromethorphane - 20 mg

Description

Dextromethorphan is a d-isomer of the codeine analog of levorphanol, but does not have any opiate-like effects. It is a non-narcotic antitussive. Its cough suppressant action is due to a central action on the cough center in the medulla. Dextromethorphan does not induce tolerance, and has no potential for addiction like opiates.

Indications

Dextromethorphan is used to relieve dry cough caused by a cold, flu or other conditions.

Dosage & Administration

As directed by the physician.

Contraindication

Severe hepatic impairment or severe active liver disease. Ventricular tachycardia, use with or within 14 days of MAOI therapy, narrow-angle glaucoma.

Precaution

Do not use Dextromethorphan to control a cough that is associated with smoking, asthma, or emphysema, or a cough that is productive (produces sputum or phlegm).

Adverse effects

Adverse effects with Dextromethorphan appear to be rare and may include dizziness and gastrointestinal disturbances.

Pregnancy & lactation

Pregnancy: Adequate and well-controlled studies in human have not been done. However, Dextromethorphan has not been reported to cause birth defects.

Lactation: It is not known whether dextromethorphan passes into breast milk. However, Dextromethorphan has not been reported to cause problems in nursing babies.

Presentation

CAMYDEX -20 tablets are available in a 10X10ís blister packing.

Caution

The medical information on this site is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes. This information is not intended to be patient education, does not create any patient-physician relationship, and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment. Please note it is dangerous to take any medication without doctorís prescription or professional advice from a registered health practitioner. Always follow the instructions of physician / doctor / registered medical practitioner before using any medicine. Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Keep all medicines away from your children. Store as recommended. Please consult your health care provider, before making any healthcare decisions or for guidance about a specific medical condition. The allopathic medicine as per the law in India must be sold by retail pharmacies holding valid trading drug license only.

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