adult tussin chest congestion Guaifenesin

Get an overview of ADULT TUSSIN CHEST CONGESTION (guaifenesin solution), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in adult tussin chest congestion can be sold under different names.

Refer to the “Also Known As” section to reference different products that include the same medication as adult tussin chest congestion.

Drug Basics

Brand Name: adult tussin chest congestion

Generic Name: GUAIFENESIN

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: SOLUTION

Data Current As Of: 2019-07-29

active ingredient (in each 10 ml)

Guaifenesin, USP 200 mg

purpose

Expectorant

use

helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive

warnings

ask a doctor before use if you have

stop use & ask a doctor if

cough lasts for more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or persistent headache. A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition.

if pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).

directions

  • do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
  • measure only with dosing cup provided
  • keep dosing cup with product
  • mL = milliliter
  • this adult product is not intended for use in children under 12 years of age

age

dose

adults and children 12 years and over

10 – 20 mL every 4 hours

children under 12 years

do not use

other information

  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F).
  •  Do not refrigerate.

inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, caramel, FD&C red no. 40, flavor, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, maltol, menthol, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate

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COMPARE TO the Active Ingredient of Robitussin® Mucus + Chest Congestion

Non-Drowsy

Adult

Tussin

Guaifenesin – Expectorant

Mucus & Chest Congestion

Relieve:

Mucus

Chest Congestion

ORIGINAL FLAVOR

ALCOHOL FREE

For Ages 12 & Over

4 FL OZ (118 mL)

also known as

This drug label information is as submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is intended for informational purposes only. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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