Bionatuss DXP Dexbrompheniramine Maleate, Dextromethorphan, Phenylephrine

Get an overview of BIONATUSS DXP (dexbrompheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan, phenylephrine liquid), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in Bionatuss DXP can be sold under different names.

Refer to the “Also Known As” section to reference different products that include the same medication as Bionatuss DXP.

Drug Basics

Brand Name: Bionatuss DXP

Generic Name: DEXBROMPHENIRAMINE MALEATE, DEXTROMETHORPHAN, PHENYLEPHRINE

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: LIQUID

Data Current As Of: 2018-10-06

Active Ingredients (in each 5 mL tsp.)                                           Purpose

Dexbrompheniramine Maleate.............2mg................................Antihistamine

Dextromethorphan HBr..................20mg.................................Cough Suppressant

Phenylephrine HCL......................10mg................................. Nasal Descongestant

Purpose

Antihistamine

Cough Suppressant

Nasal Decongestant

Uses

Warnings:

Do not use if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before using the product.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

Ask a docotor before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

  • do not exceed recommended dose
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic beverages
  • alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occurs
  • cough lasts for more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with a fever, rash, or headache that lasts.
  • These could be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or
contact a Poison Control Center right away.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Directions: Do not exceed more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period or
as directed by a doctor.

  Adults and children
 12 years of age and over
  take 1 teaspoonful (5 mL)
 every 4 hours
  Children 6 to under
 12 years of age
  take 1/2 teaspoonful (2.5 mL)
 every 4 hours
  Children under 6 years of age
  ask a doctor

Inactive ingredients: artificial flavor, citric acid, glycerin, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, water, sodium citrate and sucralose.

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