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CHERATUSSIN AC (codeine phosphate and guaifenesin) liquid
[Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc]


Category DEA Schedule Marketing Status
HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL CV OTC monograph final
NOTE:MOST OTC DRUGS ARE NOT REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY FDA, HOWEVER THEY MAY BE MARKETED IF THEY COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE REGULATIONS AND POLICIES. FDA HAS NOT EVALUATED WHETHER THIS PRODUCT COMPLIES.
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Active ingredients (in each 5 mL = 1 tsp)

Codeine phosphate, USP 10 mg

Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg

Purpose

Cough suppressant

Expectorant

Uses

  • temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive
  • calms the cough control center and relieves coughing

Warnings

Do not use

  • in a child under 2 years of age
  • if you or your child has a chronic pulmonary disease or shortness of breath
  • if your child is taking other drugs, unless directed by a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • cough that occurs with excessive phlegm (mucus)
  • cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema

When using this product constipation may occur or be aggravated

Stop use and ask a doctor if cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs 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.

Directions

  • take every 4 hours
  • do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period

adults and children 12 years and over

take 10 mL (2 tsp)

children 6 years to under 12 years

take 5 mL (1 tsp)

children 2 years to under 6 years

consult a doctor

children under 2 years

do not use

Attention: A special measuring device should be used to give an accurate dose of this product to children under 6 years of age. Giving a higher dose than recommended by a doctor could result in serious side effects for your child.

Other information

store at 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F)

You may report serious side effects to: 130 Vintage Drive, Huntsville, AL 35811.

Inactive ingredients

alcohol, caramel, citric acid, FD&C red #40, flavor, glycerin, menthol racemic, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution

Made in the USA
for Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
Huntsville, AL 35811

Rev. 11/09 R6 8081202 1075

Relabeled by Preferred Pharmaceuticals

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

Cheratussin AC Cough Suppressant Expectorant (CV)
CHERATUSSIN AC 
codeine phosphate and guaifenesin liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUG LABELItem Code (Source)NDC:68788-9066(NDC:0603-1075)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA ScheduleCV    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
CODEINE PHOSPHATE (CODEINE ANHYDROUS) CODEINE PHOSPHATE10 mg  in 5 mL
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN100 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ALCOHOL 
CARAMEL 
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GLYCERIN 
MENTHOL 
WATER 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorREDScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:68788-9066-1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34109/01/1996
Labeler - Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc (791119022)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc791119022RELABEL(68788-9066)

Revised: 7/2013
 
Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc

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