Defensol-ito Dextromethorphan, Guiafenesin, Phenylephrine

Get an overview of DEFENSOL-ITO (dextromethorphan, guiafenesin, phenylephrine solution), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in Defensol-ito can be sold under different names.

Refer to the “Also Known As” section to reference different products that include the same medication as Defensol-ito.

Drug Basics

Brand Name: Defensol-ito

Generic Name: DEXTROMETHORPHAN, GUIAFENESIN, PHENYLEPHRINE

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: SOLUTION

Data Current As Of: 2018-10-07

Active Ingredient (in each 1 mL, dropperful)                                      Purpose

Dextromethorphan 4 mg............................................................................Cough Suppressant

Guiafenesin 50 mg............................................................................Expectorant

Phenylephrine HCl 2.5mg...................................................................Nasal Decongestant

Cough Suppressant

Expectorant

Nasal Decongestant

Uses temporarily relives these symptoms occuring with cold:

  • nasal congestion
  • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irriatation
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes.

Do not use in child who is taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

Ask a doctor before use if your child has

When using this product, do not use more than directed

Stop use and ask doctor if

  • your child gets nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • symptoms do not get better within 7 days, comes back, or is accompanied by fever
  • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or is accompanied by fever, rash or persistant headache. These could b signs of a serious condition.

Keep ot of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact  a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • do not use more than  doses in any 24-hour period
  • repeat every 4 hours
  • choose dosage by weight (if weight is not known, choose by age)
  • measure with the dosing device provided. Do not use with any other device.

Age                              Weight                 Dose

2 to under 6 years        24-47 Lbs           1 mL

under 2 years               under 24 Lbs       ask  as doctor

Drug Facts (continued)

Other information

  • store at 20-20 C (68-77 F)
  • alcohol-free
  • oral dosingdevice enclosed

Tamper-Evident: Do not use this product if seal on bottle is torn, broken or missing

Questions? call 1-800-560-5223 M-F 9 AM to 4 PM Eastern

Inactive ingradients

citric acid, corn syrup, FD&C yellow #6, flavor, glycerin, guar gum,menthol, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, sodium saccharin, sucralose, water

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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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