Label: TUSSNEX FM SEVERE COUGH AND CONGESTION- dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl liquid

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

DISCLAIMER: 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.

Drug Label Information

Updated January 17, 2020

If you are a consumer or patient please visit this version.

  • Active ingredients (in each 20 mL)

    Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg

    Guaifenesin 400 mg

    Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg

  • Purpose

    Cough suppressant

    Expectorant

    Nasal decongestant

  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

  • Uses

    • hepls loosen phelgm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes and make coughs more productive
    • temporarily relieves:
    • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants
    • the intensity of coughing
    • the impulse to cough to help you get to sleep
    • nasal congestion due to a cold
  • Warnings

    Do not use

    • for children under 12 years of age
    • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for 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

    • heart disease
    • high blood pressure
    • thyroid disease
    • diabetes
    • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
    • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

    When using this product

    • do not use more than directed

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occur
    • symptoms do not get better within 7 days or occur with fever
    • cough comes back, or occurs with 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

    • do not take more than 6 doses in 24-hour period
    • measure only with dosing coup provided
    • do not use dosing cup with other products
    • dose as follows or as directed by a doctor
    • Adults and children 12 years and older: 20 mL in dosing cup provided every 4 hours
    • Children under 12 years of age: Do not use
  • Other information

    • each 20 mL contains: sodium 20 mg
    • store between 15-30oC(59-86oF)
    • do not refrigerate
    • dosing cup provided
  • Inactive ingredients

    citric acid anhydrous, edetate disodium, FDand C blue 1, FD and C red 40, flavors, glycerin, propylene glycol, propyl gallate, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol, sucralose, xanthan gum

  • PDP

    compare to the active ingredients in Mucinex Fast Max Severe Cough and congestion

    Maximum strength Tussnex FM

    Severe Cough and Congestion

    Dextromethorphan HBr

    Cough Suppressant

    Guaifenesin

    Expectorant

    Phenylephrine HCl

    Nasal Decongestant

    Relieves:

    Soothes cough

    Thins and loosens mucus

    Relieves Nasal and chest congestion

    For ages 12 and over

    SN

    NM

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    TUSSNEX FM SEVERE COUGH AND CONGESTION 
    dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl liquid
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53041-617
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (DEXTROMETHORPHAN - UNII:7355X3ROTS) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE20 mg  in 20 mL
    GUAIFENESIN (UNII: 495W7451VQ) (GUAIFENESIN - UNII:495W7451VQ) GUAIFENESIN400 mg  in 20 mL
    PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (UNII: 04JA59TNSJ) (PHENYLEPHRINE - UNII:1WS297W6MV) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE10 mg  in 20 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)  
    SODIUM CITRATE (UNII: 1Q73Q2JULR)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    SUCRALOSE (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorblueScore    
    ShapeSize
    FlavorImprint Code
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:53041-617-58177 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product12/01/2012
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart34112/01/2012
    Labeler - Guardian Drug Company (119210276)