Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, Guaifenesin, and Phenylephrine Hydrochloride

Get an overview of DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE, GUAIFENESIN, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (dextromethorphan hydrobromide, guaifenesin, and phenylephrine hydrochloride tablet), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine Hydrochloride can be sold under different names.

Refer to the “Also Known As” section to reference different products that include the same medication as Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine Hydrochloride.

Drug Basics

Brand Name: Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine Hydrochloride

Generic Name: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE, GUAIFENESIN, AND PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: TABLET

Data Current As Of: 2020-01-27

DRUG FACTS

Active ingredients (in each tablet) Purpose
Dextromethorphan HBr 17.5mg Cough Suppressant
Guaifenesin 385mg Expectorant
Phenylephrine HCl 10mg Nasal Decongestant

uses

Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever (allergic rhinitis) or other upper respiratory allergies:

  • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes and make coughs more productive
  • nasal congestion
  • reduces swelling of nasal passages

warnings

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

do not use this product

  • if you are now 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 prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

ask a doctor before use if you have

stop use & ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • cough or nasal congestion persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash, or persistent headache.
  • A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition.
  • new symptoms occur

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.

directions

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Adults and children 12 years of age and over: 1 tablet every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours.
Children 6 to under 12 years of age: 1/2 tablet every 4 hours, not to exceed 3 tablets in 24 hours.
Children under 6 years of age: Consult a doctor.

other information

Store at 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)

Supplied in a tight, light-resistant container with a child-resistant cap. Dextromethorphan HBr; Guaifenisan; Phenylephrine HCl tablets are orange, oblong, capsule shaped, scored tablets, debossed "WP" bisect "198" on one side and plain on the other.

inactive ingredients

FD&C Yellow #6, D&C Yellow #10, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Sodium Starch Glycolate

questions? comments?

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