Antitussive medicine Dextromethorphan CAS 125-71-3 for Antitussive
Dextromethorphan is a central antitussive agent, which mainly inhibits the cough center of medulla. This product is a dextroryl isomer of the morphinoid levomoran m’ethyl e’ther. It plays a central antitussive role by inhibiting the Chemicalbook medulla cough center. Its antitussive intensity is equal to or slightly stronger than c’odeine. There is no analgesic effect and no tolerance and addiction after long-term application.
Dextromethorphan can be used to treat dry or irritating cough caused by various causes such as acute nasopharyngitis (cold), upper respiratory tract infection, acute and chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, pleurisy, myocarditis, tumor, etc.