Woods Description: WOODS' Peppermint Antitussive is appropiate for treatment of nonproductive cough accompanied by allergy because it contains the combination of antitussive and antihistamine, Dextromethorphen HBr, and Diphenhydramine HCl. Dextromethorphen HBr as an antitussive works by reduce cough central and increase the treshold of cough simulation in the cental nervous system. Diphenhidramine HCl is an antihistamine as a competitive but reversible inhibitor of histamine at the H1 receptor sites. The dosage are 10 ml (two teaspoons) three times a day for adults or children over 12 years and 5 ml (a teaspoon) three times a day for children 6-12 years old. Description: Woods' Peppermint Expectorant is apppropiate for productive cough, cough due to bronchitis or ephysema because it is formulated with combination of expectorant (guaiphenesin) and mucolytic (bromhexine HCl). Guaiphenesin works by stimulation of cilliary in the reespiratory tract in loosen phlegm and this bronchial and helps to decrease the viscosity of mucus. Bromhexine HCl is a mucolytic agent used in the treatment of respiratory disorders associated with viscid or excessive mucus. The dosage are 10 ml (2 teaspoons) 3 times a day for adults or children over 12 years and 5 ml (1 teaspoon) 3 times a day for children 6-12 years. Please login or register to post comments.