What is Robitussin-DM?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Dextromethorphan-guaifenesin

See also: Dextromethorphan

Robitussin is a brand of cold and cough medicines produced by Wyeth Consumer Healthcare. Robitussin DM contains the expectorant guaifenesin and the cough suppressant dextromethorphan.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Robitussin-DM

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Robitussin-DM

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Stopped taking Robitussin-DM

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 2
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2 patient evaluations for Robitussin-DM

Feb 21, 2012 (Started Jun 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for control dyskenisia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

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Oct 13, 2010 (Started Oct 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for thick phlegm)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: It's easy and it works.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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