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Tussin - Tussin is an antitussive medication. Inhibiting the excitability of the cough center this medicine suppresses the cough of any origin. Dextromethorphan has not addiction effects and it has no analgesic and hypnotic action. Tussin starts to act after 10-30 minutes after oral administration, the duration of therapeutic action: 5-6 hours for adults and 6-9 hours for children. Dextromethorphan is an optical isomer of levomethorphan which is similar to morphine. Due to optical isomerism this drug has no opioid effects. Dextromethorphan used mainly for replacement of codeine as a cough suppressant. In addition to the cough suppressant this medication is used in medicine for diagnostic purposes and may be useful in various cases - from seizures to heroin addiction treatment, some chronic neurodegenerative diseases. These include amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (Charcot's disease), disease of "mad cow and other prion diseases. Dextromethorphan has also been used for the treatment of mental retardation, Parkinson's disease, in the treatment of lung and other cancers and to prevent tissue rejection in transplantation because of the (poorly known) effects of sigma ligands on tumor cells and immune system.

Tussin belongs to a group of preparations called mycolytic agents. Tussin works by stimulating the secretory cells of the bronchial mucous lining. Tussin lowers the viscosity and increases the volume of the sputum. Tussin also activates cilliary apparatus of the bronchi, contributes to the sputum elimination. The duration of the therapeutic effect is 3,5-4 hours.

Indications:

  • Known hypersensitivity or allergy to any of the medication ingredients
  • Productive cough with abundant sputum release
  • Stomach and duodenal ulcer
  • Stomach bleedings
  • Children under 2 years of age

  • Indications: coughs

    Tussin GlaxoSmithKline is an antitussive medication. Inhibiting the excitability of the cough center this medicine suppresses the cough of any origin. Dextromethorphan has not addiction effects and it has no analgesic and hypnotic action. Tussin GlaxoSmithKline starts to act after 10-30 minutes after oral administration, the duration of therapeutic action: 5-6 hours for adults and 6-9 hours for children. Dextromethorphan is an optical isomer of levomethorphan which is similar to morphine. Due to optical isomerism this drug has no opioid effects. Dextromethorphan used mainly for replacement of codeine as a cough suppressant. In addition to the cough suppressant this medication is used in medicine for diagnostic purposes and may be useful in various cases - from seizures to heroin addiction treatment, some chronic neurodegenerative diseases. These include amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (Charcot's disease), disease of "mad cow and other prion diseases. Dextromethorphan has also been used for the treatment of mental retardation, Parkinson's disease, in the treatment of lung and other cancers and to prevent tissue rejection in transplantation because of the (poorly known) effects of sigma ligands on tumor cells and immune system.

    Active ingredients: Guaifenesin
    Unit description, dosagePrice, USD
    Tablet; Oral; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 10 mg
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin 100 mg / 5 ml
    Tussin Sirop 100mg/5ml 118ml - 1 Syrup$ 18.00
    Tussin Pluss 100mg/5ml 118ml - 1 Syrup$ 18.00
    Tablets; Oral; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 10 mg

    List of tussin brand and generic drugs

    Tussa
    Tussin Cough Medicine GF Expectorant
    Liquid; Oral; Guaifenesin 100 mg / 5 ml
    Tussin Expectorant
    Tussol (Iceland)
    Tussol 100 ml Expectorant$ 0.04
    Uni-Colex (Hongkong)
    Uni-Colex 100 mg/5 mL x 450 mL
    Uni-Colex 100 mg/5 mL x 3.6 L
    Uni-Tussin
    Vaposirup (Slovenia)
    Venos for Kids
    Vick 44 Exp
    Vick F 44 EXP (Peru)
    Vick Xarope
    Vicks Acta Plus Expectorant
    Vicks Chest Congestion Relief
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin 200 mg / 15 ml
    Vicks Cough Syrup for Chesty Coughs (United Kingdom)
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin
    Vicks Dayquil Mucus Control
    Liquid; Oral; Guaifenesin 200 mg / 15 ml
    Vicks Expectorant
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin 200 mg / 5 ml
    Vicks Expectorant Adultes
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin 200 mg / 5 ml
    Vicks Formule 44 Expectine
    Vicks Husten-Löser (Switzerland)
    Vicks Husten-Loser Sirup
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin 200 mg / 15 ml
    Vicks Hustensirup mit Guaifenesin (Switzerland)
    Vicks Tosse Fluidificante (Italy)
    Vicks Vaposyrup (Turkey)
    Liquid; Oral; Menthol 0.125%
    Vicks Vaposyrup Expectorant (Belgium)
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin
    Vicks Vaposyrup for Chesty Coughs
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin 200 mg / 15 ml
    Vitussin (Israel)
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin 100 mg / 5 ml
    VP-Syrup
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin
    Waldheim Husten
    Wick Formel 44 Husten-Löser (Austria)
    Wick Formel 44 Husten-Loser
    Syrup; Oral; Guaifenesin
    Wick Formel 44 Hustenlöser (Austria)
    Wick Formel 44 Plus Hustenloser
    Wick Formula 44 Kopteto
    Wick Husten-Löser (Germany)
    Wick Husten-Löser Sirup (Germany)
    Wick Kinder Formel 44 Husten-Loser
    X-Pect (United States)
    Xocof
    Xocof Ambroxol hydrochloride 15 mg,terbutaline sulphate 1.25 mg,guaifenesin 50 mg, menthol 2.5mg. SYR / 100ml
    Xocof Kid
    Xocof Kid Phenylephrine 5 mg, bromhexine4 mg, cetirizine hydrochloride2.5 mg, guaifenesin 50 mg,menthol 1 mg. SYR / 100ml
    Xonus Kid
    Xonus Kid Phenylephrine hydrochloride 5mg, bromhexine 4 mg,cetirizine hydrochloride 2.5mg, guaiphenesin 1 mg, menthol1 mg. SYR / 100ml$ 0.83

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