Question by  Tara27 (116)

What's in Cheratussin DAC syrup?


Answer by  jennyanydots (294)

Cheratussin DAC syrup contains guafenesin, a common expectorant that thins out the mucous, pseudophedrine, which is a decongestant, and codeine, a narcotic cough suppressant.


Answer by  maydrea (38)

Cheratussin DAC syrup is a combination of codeine, pseudoephedrine, and guaifenesin. Codeine is a narcotic opeoid used for cough suppression. Pseudoephedrine is a nasal decongestant used for acute viral upper respiratory infections and allergy management. Guaifenesin thins mucus in the respiratory tract by increaseing fluid in the secretions and is used as an expectorant.


Answer by  mammakat (11147)

Codeine- a narcotic cough suppresant, Pseudoephedrine- a decongestant which shrinks the blood vessels in the nasal passages, and guaifenesin that acts as an expectorant loosening mucus in your chest and throat.


Answer by  Krista (69)

This medicine is a decongestant, narcotic cough suppressant, and expectorant combination used to treat cough and to relieve congestion due to colds or flu. Cheratussin DAC syrup contains pseudoephedrine, codeine, and guaifensin.


Answer by  DrColbath (103)

Cheratussin DAC syrup is a combination of codeine, guaifenesin, and pseudoephedrine used to treat cough and nasal congestion caused by the common cold. The product contains 100 mg of guaifenesin, 30 mg of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride, and 10 mg of codeine phosphate per 5 mLs. Guaifenesin loosens and thins secretions, pseudoephedrine is a decongestant, and codeine inhibits cough.


Answer by  meena (400)

For cough they given general cough syrup. In any cough syrup the component used is codeine which has a mild sleeping dose power. Codeine is mixed in Cheratussin DAC syrup.

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