What is Dextromethorphan-promethazine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Promethazine DM


This is a combination medication that may be used to help suppress cough and decrease nausea/vomiting.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dextromethorphan-promethazine

Side effect Patients
Crawling sensation on feet 1


Based on patients currently taking Dextromethorphan-promethazine

Dosage Patients
3 x 15 mg-6.25 mg/5 mL daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Dextromethorphan-promethazine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Dextromethorphan-promethazine


Currently taking Dextromethorphan-promethazine

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Dextromethorphan-promethazine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Dextromethorphan-promethazine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
acetaminophen-dextromethorphan-doxylamine (NyQuil Cold/Flu Liquid) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Dextromethorphan-promethazine.