In her remarks before the committee, Suydam noted that the substance is a safe, effective and nonnarcotic cough suppressant
used in over 100 O-T-C cough/cold medications.
is the marketer of Delsym, the only 12-hour extended-release cough suppressant
with a single active ingredient (dextromethorphan) that is sold over the counter.
Mucinex DM, which contains an expectorant and cough suppressant
, was also launched in 2004.
The lineup, which includes nasal sprays and swabs, was recently expanded again to include Zicam Concentrated Cough Mist, a cough suppressant
with a unique micromist delivery system.
To evaluate the effectiveness of these drugs, doctors at the University of Washington conducted a study comparing the cough suppressant
activity of dextromethorphan, codeine, and a placebo of cherry syrup.
At the heart of Delsym's success is its status as the only over-the-counter cough suppressant
that can deliver 12 hours of relief from one dose.
Does giving a cough suppressant
at right help your child (and the rest of the family) really sleep better?
Mucinex DM is indicated as an expectorant and cough suppressant
The former is an expectorant and cough suppressant
available in 600-mg guaifenesin/30-mg dextromethorphan HBr extended-release tablets, while Mucinex D contains a nasal decongestant.