Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bronchitis 16 5
Cough 4 1
Pain 4 4
Excess mucus 2 3
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0

Show all 16 reasons taken


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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 4
None 10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dextromethorphan

Side effect Patients
Nausea 2
Dizziness 1
Dry mouth 1
Dry throat 1
Hallucinations 1
Itching 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Dextromethorphan

Dosage Patients
20 mg daily 1
2 x 30 mg/5 mL daily 1
15mg as needed 1
30mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Dextromethorphan

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
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
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Dextromethorphan

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 11
1 - 6 months 7
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 5
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 4
< $25 5
Not specified 5
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2 patient evaluations 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

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for common cold)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bronchitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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