Label: CHILDRENS MUCINEX NIGHT TIME MULTI-SYMPTOM COLD- acetaminophen, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, and phenylephrine hydrochloride solution

  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

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Updated September 6, 2016

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    Drug Facts


    Active ingredients (in each 10 mL)Purposes
    Acetaminophen 325 mgPain reliever/fever reducer
    Diphenhydramine HCl 12.5 mgAntihistamine/cough suppressant
    Phenylephrine HCl 5 mgNasal decongestant
  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves these common cold and flu symptoms:
      • minor aches and pains
      • headache
      • sore throat
      • nasal congestion
      • runny nose
      • sneezing
      • cough
    • controls cough to help your child get to sleep
    • temporarily reduces fever
  • Warnings

    Liver warning

    This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if your child takes:

    • more than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
    • with other drugs containing acetaminophen

    Sore throat warning

    if sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

    Do not use

    • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
    • to make a child sleepy
    • with any other drug containing diphenhydramine, even one used on the skin
    • in a child who is 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 child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

    Ask a doctor before use if your child has

    • liver disease
    • heart disease
    • diabetes
    • high blood pressure
    • thyroid disease
    • glaucoma
    • a breathing problem such as chronic bronchitis
    • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if your child is

    • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
    • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

    When using this product

    • do not use more than directed
    • excitability may occur, especially in children
    • marked drowsiness may occur
    • sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
    • pain, nasal congestion, or cough gets worse or lasts more than 5 days
    • fever gets worse, or lasts more than 3 days
    • redness or swelling is present
    • new symptoms occur
    • cough comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    Overdose warning

    Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause liver damage. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

  • Directions

    • this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
    • do not give more than directed (see Overdose warning)
    • if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last
    • do not give more than 5 days unless directed by a doctor
    • measure only with dosing cup provided
    • do not use dosing cup with other products
    • dose as follows or as directed by a doctor
    • mL = milliliter
    • children 6 to under 12 years of age: 10 mL in dosing cup provided every 4 hours; do not give more than 5 doses in any 24-hour period
    • children under 6 years of age: do not use
  • Other information

    • each 10 mL contains: sodium 6 mg
    • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    • dosing cup provided
    • do not refrigerate
  • Inactive ingredients

    anhydrous citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C Blue #1, FD&C Red #40, flavors, glycerin, propylene glycol, propyl gallate, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucralose, trisodium citrate dihydrate1, xanthan gum

    may contain this ingredient
  • Questions?

    1-866-MUCINEX (1-866-682-4639)
    You may also report side effects to this phone number.


    Dist. by: Reckitt Benckiser, Parsippany, NJ 07054-0224

    Made in England

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 118 mL Bottle Carton


    NDC 63824-600-64




    Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer
    Antihistamine/Cough Suppressant
    Nasal Decongestant

    Acetaminophen 325 mg
    Diphenhydramine HCl 12.5 mg
    Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg

    ✓ Stuffy Nose
    ✓ Cough
    ✓ Runny Nose & Sneezing
    ✓ Fever & Sore Throat

    Age 6+

    Mixed Berry
    Flavor Liquid

    4 FL OZ
    (118 mL)

    Principal Display Panel - 118 mL Bottle Carton
    acetaminophen, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, and phenylephrine hydrochloride solution
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63824-600
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Acetaminophen (UNII: 362O9ITL9D) (Acetaminophen - UNII:362O9ITL9D) Acetaminophen325 mg  in 10 mL
    Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (UNII: TC2D6JAD40) (Diphenhydramine - UNII:8GTS82S83M) Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride12.5 mg  in 10 mL
    Phenylephrine Hydrochloride (UNII: 04JA59TNSJ) (Phenylephrine - UNII:1WS297W6MV) Phenylephrine Hydrochloride5 mg  in 10 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    anhydrous citric acid (UNII: XF417D3PSL)  
    edetate disodium (UNII: 7FLD91C86K)  
    FD&C blue no. 1 (UNII: H3R47K3TBD)  
    FD&C red no. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    glycerin (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    propylene glycol (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    propyl gallate (UNII: 8D4SNN7V92)  
    water (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    sodium benzoate (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
    sorbitol (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    sucralose (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    trisodium citrate dihydrate (UNII: B22547B95K)  
    xanthan gum (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
    Product Characteristics
    FlavorBERRYImprint Code
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:63824-600-64118 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 9: Other Type of Part 3 Combination Product (e.g., Drug/Device/Biological Product)03/25/2013
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34103/25/2013
    Labeler - Reckitt Benckiser LLC (094405024)