Dextromethorphan, a codeine analogue devoid of opiate side J 1 syru? effects is equivalent in efficacy as compare to codeine & pholcodine in evoked Cough.
It is an antihistaminic used in fixed combination with other agents for relief of rhinorhoea, sneezing, oronasopharyngeal itching, nasal/sinus congestion & cough associated with allergic rhinitis & URTls.
Soothes irritating oro-pharyngeal mucosa.
- Coughs due to minor throat and bronchial irritation in common cold, allergies & inhaled irritants
- Smoker's cough
- Cough due to URTls
- Cough due to ACE inhibitors