Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bronchitis 67 4
Pain 5 4
Cough 4 1
Chronic cough 3 0
Excess mucus 2 3

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 5
None 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dextromethorphan

Side effect Patients Percentage
Nausea 2
Dizziness 1
Dry mouth 1
Dry throat 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Hallucinations 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Dextromethorphan

Dosage Patients Percentage
15 mg twice daily 1
2 x 30 mg/5 mL daily 1
50 mg three times daily 1
5mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Dextromethorphan

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 11
Side effects too severe 5
Did not seem to work 4
Personal research 3
Doctor's advice 2
Expense 2
Other 2
See all 21 patients who've stopped taking Dextromethorphan

Duration

Currently taking Dextromethorphan

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Dextromethorphan

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 12
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 7
Usually 4
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 12
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 4
< $25 4
Not specified 6
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1 patient evaluation for Dextromethorphan

Nov 3, 2014 (Started Oct 02, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bronchitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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