Bromfed DM, generic name brompheniramine/dextromethorphan/pseudoephedrine, is a drug that is mainly used for relieving symptoms of sinus congestion, sneezing and upper respiratory infections in patients. Bromfed DM belongs to a group of drugs known as upper respiratory combinations and is a decongestant, antihistamine and also a cough suppressant. The medication functions by constricting blood vessels and in effect reducing the swelling in the nasal passages of a patient. The antihistamine in the medication functions by blocking the action caused by histamine that in effect help to reduce symptoms such as watery eyes.
Bromphen/Pseudoephedrine HCl/Dextromethorphan HBr is a combination medication that is used to treat various cold and allergy symptoms, flu, hay fever and other breathing illnesses. It is a combination of three medicines that works towards treating these symptoms. Bromphen is the antihistamine component in the combination that that works by blocking the action of histamine to relieve allergic reactions such as a runny nose. Pseudoephedrine HCL is the decongestant medicine that narrows blood vessels to reduce nasal congestion. Dextromethorphan HBr is a cough suppressant that works in the brain to reduce the urge to cough. Bromphen/Pseudoephedrine HCl/Dextromethorphan Hbr is supplied in the form an oral syrup and should be taken through the mouth with water. Be very cautious when administering Bromphen/Pseudoephedrine HCl/Dextromethorphan HBr to infants since an overdose can cause severe side effects or death.