Other Name :
Why it is prescribed :
This medication is an antitussive, prescribed for asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Category B :
Animal studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and appropriate studies on pregnant women are lacking.
Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications):
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is up to 1,200 mg/day.
How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.
Side Effects :
Paroxysmal spasm and heart rhythm disorder.
Storage Conditions :
Store the medication as directed by your physician.