Is dextromethorphan safe during pregnancy?

Answer The cough suppressant dextromethorphan got some bad press after one study found that it caused birth defects in chick embryos, but this study had many flaws and is generally not given much credibil... Read More »

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Is it safe to mix lithium and dextromethorphan (or dxm)?

The best person to ask is your local Pharmacist, the one to whom you go. He will have a record of all meds that you are on and will know if they can interact safely or not. Often times a Pharmaci... Read More »

You have taken xanex twice in the last two weeks at 2 mg each time and just got a positive pregnancy test is it safe to continue with the pregnancy?

Answer Yes its safe to continue with the pregnancy hun. However stop taking Xanax and consult your doctor or some pregnancy tests and ultrasound to make sure the baby is ok. Answer From the Physic... Read More »

How much dextromethorphan should I take?

On One Hand: Proven benefitsDextromethorphan is the main ingredient in over-the-counter cough remedies, such as syrups or gel tablets. The drug suppresses the brain's control of coughing. Cough pre... Read More »

How much dextromethorphan does it take to overdose?

Dextromethorphan, or more commonly referred to as DXM, can be found in over-the-counter medicines like Vicks 44, Pertussin, Robitussin and others. As with any drug, the amount required to overdose ... Read More »