Disease Information for Dextromethorphan (Delsym/DM) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Trance like State/Intoxication
Bradypnea Decreased respiratory rate
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Opiate/Morphine overdose toxidrome
Disease Synergy - Causes
Triggers of mastocytosis crises/abdominal pain
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor
DRUG/Anti-Ptussive/Cough
DRUG/Chronic pain/Neuropathic pain adjunct medication
DRUG/NMDA receptor CNS antagonist
DRUG/Safe in pregnancy patient (B)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Decreases Respiratory Rate
Synonyms
Synonym
d Methorphan, Dextromethmorphan, dextromethorphan, Dextromethorphan (product), Dextromethorphan (substance), DEXTROMETHORPHAN PREPARATION, DXM, METHORPHAN D, Morphinan 3 methoxy 17 methyl (9alpha,13alpha,14alpha), Brand name/Romilar (Dextromethorphan)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 30 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-ptussive drug;Narcotic opiate synthetic with cough suppressant uses; weak analgesia but good for neuropathic pain;oral preparation

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