Label: TUSSIN DM - dextromethorphan hydrobromide and guaifenesin liquid 

  • 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

Updated 11/09

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  • Active ingredients

    Dextromethorphan HBr, USP 10 mg
    Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg

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  • Purpose

    Cough suppressant
    Expectorant

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  • 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

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  • Warnings

    Do not use 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.

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  • 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

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  • When using this product

    do not use more than directed

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  • 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.

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  • If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health
    professional before use.

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  • Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children.

    In case of accidental overdose, seek
    professional assistance or contact a Poison Control
    Center immediately.

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  • Directions

    do not exceed 6 doses in a 24-hour period
    • this adult product is not intended for use in
    children under 12 years of age


    adults and children 12 years and over    2 teaspoonfuls (tsps) every 4 hours    

    children under 12 years   do not use

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  • Other information

    alcohol-free • dosage cup provided
    • store at controlled room temperature

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  • Inactive ingredients

    citric acid, flavor,
    glucose, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup,
    menthol, purified water, red 40, saccharin sodium,
    sodium benzoate

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    Family Dollar
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    Tussin DM
    * Compare to the Active Ingredients of Robitussin
    Cough formula for Adults
    Cough Suppressant - Expectorant
    Alcohol Free
    8 FL. OZ. (237 mL)
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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    TUSSIN DM 
    dextromethorphan hydrobromide, guaifenesin liquid
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:55319-040
    Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (Dextromethorphan) Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 10 mg  in 5 mL
    GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN 100 mg  in 5 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE  
    DEXTROSE  
    GLYCERIN  
    HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP  
    MENTHOL  
    SACCHARIN SODIUM  
    SODIUM BENZOATE  
    FD&C RED NO. 40  
    Product Characteristics
    Color      Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor CHERRY (Cherry) Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:55319-040-88 237 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part341 07/01/2009
    Labeler - Family Dollar (024472631)
    Registrant - Aaron Industries, Inc. (101896231)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    Aaron Industries, Inc. 101896231 manufacture, analysis
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