Label: GERI-TUSSIN EXPECTORANT - guaifenesin liquid 

  • NDC Code(s): 57896-793-16
  • Packager: Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

NOTE: Most over the counter (OTC) are not reviewed and approved by the FDA. However, they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Label Information

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  • Active ingredient (per teaspoonful = 5mL)

    Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg

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  • Purpose

    Expectorant

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  • Uses

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

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  • Warnings

    Do not use if you are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

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

    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.

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  • Directions

    • do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
    • do not exceed recommended dose
    adults and children 12 years and over
    2-4 teaspoonfuls every 4 hours
    children under 12 years
    ask a doctor

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  • Other information

    • store at room temperature 15º - 30ºC (59º - 86ºF)

    • protect from freezing

    • protect from light

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT IF BREAKAWAY BAND ON CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING

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  • Inactive ingredients

    citric acid, caramel, FD and C Red 40, flavor, glycerin, menthol, sodium saccharin, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, water

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  • package Label

    GERICARE

    NDC 57896-793-16

    GERI-TUSSIN

    (Guaifenesin syrup)

    loosens and relieves chest congestion

    expectorant

    sugar free

    alcohol free

    compare to the active ingredient of Robitussin

    16 FL OZ (473 mL)

    Geri-tussin label

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    GERI-TUSSIN EXPECTORANT 
    guaifenesin liquid
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:57896-793
    Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN 100 mg  in 5 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID  
    CARAMEL  
    FD&C RED NO. 40  
    GLYCERIN  
    MENTHOL  
    SODIUM BENZOATE  
    SACCHARIN SODIUM  
    SORBITOL  
    WATER  
    Product Characteristics
    Color red Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor CHERRY Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:57896-793-16 473 mL in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part341 01/01/2000
    Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp (611196254)
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