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Drug Name:


Generic Name and Formulations:
Dextromethorphan polistirex (equivalent to dextromethorphan HBr) 30mg/5mL; ext-rel susp; orange or grape flavor; alcohol-free; contains sodium 6mg/5mL.

Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for DELSYM:

Nonproductive cough.


10mL every 12 hours.


<4yrs: do not use. 4–5yrs: 2.5mL. 6–11yrs: 5mL. Both every 12 hours.


Children <4yrs old. During or within 14 days of MAOIs.


Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.


Hyperpyretic crisis with MAOIs.

Pharmacological Class:


How Supplied:

Susp—3oz, 5oz

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