Duro-Tuss Regular/Duro-Tuss Forte

Duro-Tuss Regular/Duro-Tuss Forte

pholcodine

Manufacturer:

iNova

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Pholcodine
Indications/Uses
Relief of unproductive irritating cough associated w/ common cold, sinusitis, influenza & infections of the upper resp tract. Suitable for diabetics.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Duro-Tuss Regular Adult 10-15 mL 8-10 hrly. Childn 5-14 yr 5-7.5 mL 8-10 hrly, 2-5 yr 1 mL/yr of age 8-10 hrly. Duro-Tuss Forte Adult 5 mL 8-10 hrly.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Decreased resp reserve, asthma; impaired liver function. Lactation. Not recommended for childn <2 yr unless advised by the physician.
Adverse Reactions
Occasional nausea & vomiting. Drowsiness, restlessness, excitement, ataxia & resp depression (w/ large doses).
Drug Interactions
ATC Classification
R05DA08 - pholcodine ; Belongs to the class of opium alkaloids and derivatives. Used as cough suppressant.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Duro-Tuss Forte oral soln 0.3%
Packing/Price
500 mL x 1's;90 mL x 1's
Form
Duro-Tuss Regular oral soln 0.1%
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's
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