Patient Ratings for Pentoxyverine

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What are you taking Pentoxyverine for?

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  • Other
  • Cough

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  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
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Uses of Pentoxyverine


Pentoxyverine is used in the prevention of:

  • Cough

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Pentoxyverine Brand Names

Pentoxyverine may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Pentoxyverine Drug Class

Pentoxyverine is part of the drug class:

Pentoxyverine Interactions

This is not a complete list of Pentoxyverinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Pentoxyverine and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Pentoxyverine falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.


There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Pentoxyverine should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.


No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Pentoxyverine should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Pentoxyverine Dosage

Take pentoxyverine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Pentoxyverine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Pentoxyverine is available in the following doses:

  • Carbetapentane 30 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension, Extended Release
  • Carbetapentane/guaifenesin/phenylephrine 20 Mg-100 Mg-15 Mg/5 Ml Oral Liquid
  • Carbetapentane/pe/ppa/k Guaiacolsulfonate 20 Mg-10 Mg-10 Mg-45 Mg Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Pentoxyverine is available in the following forms:

  • Extended Release Capsule
  • Extended Release Suspension
  • Extended Release Tablet
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Suspension
  • Oral Tablet