GENCONTUSS CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE

Get an overview of GENCONTUSS (chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, phenylephrine hydrochloride solution), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in GENCONTUSS can be sold under different names.

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Drug Basics

Brand Name: GENCONTUSS

Generic Name: CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: SOLUTION

Data Current As Of: 2019-11-18

drug facts

active ingredients (in each 5ml tsp)

Chlorpheniramine Maleate, 2 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr, 10 mg

Phenylephrine HCL, 5 mg

purpose

Antihistamine

Cough Suppressant

Nasal Decongestant

uses

For the temporary relief of runny nose, sneezing, itching of the nose or throat and itchy watery eyes due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies.

Temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation occurring with the common cold.

Temporarily relieves nasal congestion and restores freer breathing through the nose.

directions

Do not exceed 6 doses in a 24-hour period, unless directed by a doctor

 Adults and children 12 years of age and older  2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL) every 4 hours
 Children 6 to under 12 years of age  1 teaspoonful (5 mL) every 4 hours
 Children under 6 years of age  Do not use

other information

Tamper evident feature: Do not use if inner seal is torn, broken or missing.

Store at controlled room temperature 15-30⁰C(59-86⁰F).

Avoid excessive heat or humidity.

inactive ingredients

Purified water, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, citric acid, propylene glycol, sodium citrate, sucrose, sucralose, cherry flavor, and FD&C red#40.

Contains the same active ingredients as Rycontuss®*

ANTIHISTAMINE

COUGH SUPPRESSANT

NASAL DECONGESTANT

Cherry Flavor

Manufactured in the USA for Kramer Novis, San Juan, PR 00917. Tel:(787) 767-2072 www.kramernovis.com

*Rycontuss® is a registered trademark of Okendpharma Inc. This product is not manufactured, distributed or marketed by Okendpharma Inc.

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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