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Robitussin Medi-Soothers Cough Dm

(Dextromethorphan / Menthol)

  • Lozenge
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Relieves cough and sore throat.

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Robitussin Medi-Soothers Cough Dm (Dextromethorphan / Menthol) relieves sore throats and cough well without many side effects.

  • Good option if you want to use a cough medicine and have a sore throat at the same time.
  • Robitussin Medi-Soothers Cough Dm (Dextromethorphan / Menthol) is effective at relieving pain in the mouth and throat. It works right away, so you don’t have to wait long to feel better.
  • The cough medicine (dextromethorphan) works well and has very few side effects.
  • These cough drops don’t cure infections or colds, but they help relieve some of their symptoms.
  • Pain relief doesn't last too long, so you may need to take a new cough drop every 4 hours.
  • Can’t be used for children who are younger than 12 years old.
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Side effects for Robitussin Medi-Soothers Cough Dm (Dextromethorphan / Menthol)

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These are side effects of Robitussin Medi-Soothers Cough Dm (Dextromethorphan / Menthol) reported to the FDA by people taking it, and by doctors and pharmacists.

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What to expect when you take Robitussin Medi-Soothers Cough Dm (Dextromethorphan / Menthol)

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Tips from our pharmacists
  • Since these lozenges contain a stronger medicine than other cough drops, children under 12 years can't use them.
  • Use 1 to 2 lozenges every 4 hours as you need to for sore throat and cough.
  • Since the lozenges could be mistaken for candy and can be a choking hazard, keep these away from children.
  • Let your doctor know if you have an infection and your symptoms don’t get better after a few days.

Risks and Warnings for Robitussin Medi-Soothers Cough Dm (Dextromethorphan / Menthol)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Using other medications that affect serotonin

    Serotonin syndrome is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition when there's too much serotonin in the brain. The dextromethorphan in Robitussin Medi-Soothers Cough Dm (Dextromethorphan / Menthol), when used with other medicines that affect serotonin (antidepressants, lithium, triptans, St. John's wort), increases your risk for serotonin syndrome. Symptoms include fast heart rate, sweating, muscle stiffness or spasms, fever, and confusion. Get medical attention right away if you have these symptoms.

Means that some groups have a high risk of experiencing this side effect

Tips from pharmacists and people taking Robitussin Medi-Soothers Cough Dm (Dextromethorphan / Menthol)

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The FDA category for this medication is N. It is advised that you: Unknown
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