Cough Medicines Cheat sheet

Cough Medicines see below table.

 

Cough Medicines

 

Preparations, Dosage Guideline

  1. Sod./Pot. citrate/acetate: 0.3–1.0 g TDS.
  2. Guaiphenesin: 100–200 mg TDS.
  3. Tolu balsam: 0.3–0.6 g TDS.
  4. Vasaka syrup: 2–4 ml TDS.
  5. Ammonium chloride: 50–200 mg TDS.
  6. Bromhexine: 8 mg TDS, child 1–5 yr 4 mg BD, 5–10 yr 4 mg TDS; BROMHEXINE 8 mg tab, 4 mg/5 ml elixer.
  7. Ambroxol: 15–30 mg TDS; AMBRIL, AMBROLITE, AMBRODIL, MUCOLITE 30 mg tab, 30 mg/5 ml liq, 7.5 mg/ml drops.
  8. Carbocisteine: 250–750 mg TDS; MUCODYNE 375 mg cap, 250 mg/5 ml syr.
  9. Acetylcysteine: 200 mg/ml solution by nebulization or instillation through tracheostomy tube; MUCOMIX 200 mg/ml inj in 1, 2, 5 ml amps.
  10. Codeine: 15–30 mg TDS; children 2–6 years 7.5 mg, 6–12 years 15 mg; CODINE 15 mg tab, 15 mg/5 ml linctus.
  11. Ethylmorphine: 10-30 mg TDS; DIONINDON 16 mg tab.
  12. Pholcodine: 10–15 mg BD–TDS.
  13. Noscapine: 15–30 mg, children 2–6 years 7.5 mg, 6–12 years 15 mg; COSCOPIN 7 mg/5 ml syrup, COSCOTABS 25 mg tab.
  14. Dextromethorphan: 10–20 mg TDS, child 2–6 yr 2.5–5 mg, 6–10 yrs 5–10 mg.
  15. Chlophedianol: 20–40 mg BD–TDS; DETIGON, TUSSIGON 20 mg/5 ml linctus with Ammon. chloride 50 mg and menthol 0.25 mg.
  16. Prenoxdiazine: 100–200 mg TDS. PRENOXID 100, 200 mg tab.

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