Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is okay for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, but it could prevent you from coughing the mucus up. Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms.
Besides, what does DM stand for in medical terms?
"DM" refers to one of the ingredients on the cough medicine. It stands for dextromethorphan, which is a cough suppressant often used to quiet a dry, annoying cough.
What is a DM cough syrup?
Dextromethorphan belongs to a group of medications called antitussives (cough suppressants). This medication works by suppressing dry, hacking coughs. It is usually used for a short term to control coughing associated with the flu, a cold, or due to inhaled irritants.
What is the difference between Mucinex DM and Mucinex D?
Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have chest congestion and a cough. Helps loosen the mucus and phlegm that builds up in productive and wet coughs. The extended release version of Mucinex DM lasts up to 12 hours.