What is Robitussin dry cough medicine used for ?
The active ingredient dextromethorphan in Robitussin dry cough, belongs to a group of medicines called cough suppressants.
These work by providing relief from persistent dry irritating coughs.
How do you use Robitussin chesty cough medicine ?
For oral use only.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: Take 10 ml up to four times daily, as required.
Children under 12 years: Do not use.
Use the dosing cup provided with the pack.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Stop using this medicine and ask a healthcare professional if you have had a cough for more
than 7 days or if you have any other symptoms which might be related to your cough, for example
fever, rash or persistent headache.
If you take more medicine than you should:
If you take too much of this medicine, consult your doctor or hospital immediately.
Bring any remaining medicine with you to show the doctor.
Taking more medicine than you should could mean that you get the following: nausea, sickness, dizziness,
slurred speech, muscle contraction, rapid eye movement.
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