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He is not taking any other medications. I just accidentally grabbed aduult tussin dm instead of children's
How is his body weight?
Please write the composition in mg./ 5ml.
Is it 5mg. of dextromethorphan/ 5 ml along with guafenesin?
Hi, Sorry about this though no harm is likely, except some drowsiness for few hours and / or dryness of mouth, nose etc. Please report to ER for any other major symptom like giddiness, headache etc.
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I was waiting for your response.The maximum dosage of dextromethorphan for this age is 60 mg/ day.And for guafenesin it is 1.2 g/ day.Though you have given a high dose, he is unlikely to have much side effects.He can have some drowsiness, nausea, dizzy feeling.Please keep him at rest & do not repeat the next dose.I hope this information will be helpful.If you have any query, please feel free to ask.If you are happy with my answer please click on the Excellent/Good rating. Wish him healthy life.Regards.
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I hope my information was more helpful.If you have any query, please feel free to ask.If you are happy with my answer please click on the Excellent/Good rating. Wish him healthy life.Regards.