Delkodin DC
Dry Cough Suppressant

Composition

Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide - 15 mg

Description

Dry cough is non-productive, irritating and sometimes causes a tickly throat. Dry cough results due to a recent head cold or the flu. This is sometimes called a post-viral cough. Dry coughs may be caused by a dry atmosphere, air pollution or a change in temperature. Dry cough may also be a sign of other problems, such as asthma, heartburn or stomach acid reflux, heart failure or a side effect of some medicines.

  • Relieves dry cough

How it works

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant.Dextromethorphan belongs to class of drugs called antitussives.It is an effective, non-narcotic, non-addictive cough suppressant that works by raising the coughing threshold in the brain. It works by decreasing activity in the part of the brain that causes coughing.Dextromethorphan belongs to a group of medications called antitussives (cough suppressants). This medication works by suppressing dry, hacking coughs. It is usually used for a short term to control coughing associated with the flu, a cold, or due to inhaled irritants.

Causes

  • Viral Infection- After a common cold, a dry cough may last several weeks longer than other symptoms and often gets worse at night
  • Allergies
  • Exposure to irritants such as dust, fumes and chemicals
  • Asthma. A chronic dry cough may be a sign of mild asthma.
  • Blockage of the airway by an inhaled object

Symptoms

  • Throat irritation
  • Dry itchy feeling in the throat
  • Sore throat
  • Persistent cough without mucus

Common side effects

Drowsiness, Stomach pain, Restlessness, Vomiting, Nausea, Light-headedness, Dizziness, Nervousness

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