dextromethorphan

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dex·tro·me·thor·phan

 (dĕk′strō-mə-thôr′făn)
n.
An antitussive drug, C18H25NO, that is used in its hydrobromide form and is less addictive than codeine.

[dextro- + meth- + (m)orph(in)an, structural basis for a class of opioids (morphin(e) + -an).]
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dextromethorphan

n dextrometorfano
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Healthcare company Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO)(TASE:PRGO) reported on Wednesday the receipt of final approval from the US Food & Drug administration for the store brand OTC equivalent of Mucinex DM Maximum Strength (Guaifenesin and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide Extended-Release Tablets, 1200 mg/60 mg).
12) In 2010, the combination agent dextromethorphan hydrobromide (20 mg) / quinidine (10 mg) (DM/Q) became the first treatment to receive FDA approval for managing PBA.
They were randomized to dextromethorphan hydrobromide and quinidine sulfate (20 mg /10 mg) or placebo for 10 weeks.
Presentation: Sachets containing Paracetamol 1000mg, Promethazine Hydrochloride 20mg, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 15mg.
Central acting antitussive agents are selected as the general treatment in prolonged cough, but there are many patients who do not respond to the treatment and in the clinical practice guidelines by American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), it is stated that codeine phosphate and dextromethorphan hydrobromide which are central acting antitussive agents are not recommended (Irwin et al.
A combination of dextromethorphan hydrobromide and quinidine sulfate recently became the first treatment to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of pseudobulbar affect, based on a study of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and multiple sclerosis.
Examples of dextromethorphan hydrobromide products include DexAlone gelcaps 30 mg, Robitussin Maximum Strength cough suppressant 15 mg, and Vicks 44 LiquiCaps Cough, Cold and Flu Relief 10 mg.
Methods: A 30-mg dose of dextromethorphan hydrobromide was administered to 156 volunteers.
Contains (per 5ml spoonful): 10mg dextromethorphan hydrobromide, 30mg pseudoephedrine hydrochloride
This issue's pill review is devoted to a chemical called Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, the "DM" in DM cough syrups such as Robitussin Maximum Strength Cough.