Coscof DM Antitussive 100ml (dextromethorphan). Dextromethorphan belongs to a group of medications called antitussives (cough suppressants). This medication works by suppressing dry, hacking coughs.
This medication may be available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms.
Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles.
How should I use Coscof DM Antitussive 100ml?
the recommended dose of dextromethorphan is 10 mg to 20 mg taken by mouth every 4 hours, or 30 mg taken by mouth every 6 to 8 hours.
The maximum daily dose for adults is 120 mg.
For children 6 to 11 years of age,
the recommended dose is 5 mg to 10 mg taken by mouth every 4 hours .
The maximum daily dose for children is 60 mg.
This medication is not recommended for children under the age of 6 years.