Label: TUSSIN DM- dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin suspension
- NDC Code(s): 59779-557-26, 59779-557-34
- Packager: CVS Pharmacy
- Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
- DEA Schedule: None
- Marketing Status: OTC monograph final
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- Active ingredients (in each 10 mL)
Dextromethorphan HBr, USP 20 mg
Guaifenesin, USP 400 mgClose
- 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 drain bronchial tubes
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.
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 for more than 7 days, comes back, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition.
Keep out of reach of children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).
- shake well before using
- do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
- measure only with dosing cup provided
- keep dosing cup with product
- mL = milliliter
- this adult product is not intended for use in children under 12 years of age
adults and children
12 years and over
every 4 hours
children under 12 years
do not use
- Other information
- each 10 mL contains: sodium 7 mg
- store at 20-25 °C (68-77 °F). Do not refrigerate.
- Inactive ingredients
anhydrous citric acid, D&C red no. 33, FD&C red no. 40, flavor, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, menthol, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose sodium, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, xanthan gumClose
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Compare to the active ingredients in Robitussin® Maximum Strength Cough + Chest Congestion DM
MAXIMUM STRENGTH FOR MUCUS RELIEF
Adult Cough & Chest Congestion
For Ages 12 & Over
Dosage cup provided
8 FL OZ (237 mL)Close
- INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin suspension
Product Information Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:59779-557 Route of Administration ORAL Active Ingredient/Active Moiety Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (DEXTROMETHORPHAN - UNII:7355X3ROTS) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 20 mg in 10 mL GUAIFENESIN (UNII: 495W7451VQ) (GUAIFENESIN - UNII:495W7451VQ) GUAIFENESIN 400 mg in 10 mL Inactive Ingredients Ingredient Name Strength ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID (UNII: XF417D3PSL) CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM (UNII: K679OBS311) D&C RED NO. 33 (UNII: 9DBA0SBB0L) FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA) GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX) HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP (UNII: XY6UN3QB6S) MENTHOL (UNII: L7T10EIP3A) CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U) POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A) POVIDONES (UNII: FZ989GH94E) PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3) WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R) SACCHARIN SODIUM (UNII: SB8ZUX40TY) SODIUM BENZOATE (UNII: OJ245FE5EU) SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R) XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE) Product Characteristics Color RED (Opaque) Score Shape Size Flavor CHERRY (Menthol) Imprint Code Contains Packaging # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date 1 NDC:59779-557-26 1 in 1 CARTON 1 118 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 2 NDC:59779-557-34 1 in 1 CARTON 2 237 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product Marketing Information Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date OTC monograph final part341 07/28/2010 Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)