Label: VIRTUSSIN A/C- codeine phosphate and guaifenesin liquid

  • NDC Code(s): 69543-252-04, 69543-252-16
  • Packager: Virtus Pharmaceuticals
  • DEA Schedule: CV
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

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Drug Label Information

Updated November 3, 2017

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    Drug Facts


    Active ingredients (in each 5 mL = 1 tsp)Purpose
    Codeine phosphate, USP 10 mgAntitussive
    Guaifenesin, USP 100 mgExpectorant
  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves:
      • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold or inhaled irritants
      • your cough to help you sleep
      • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive.
  • Warnings

    Ask your doctor before use if

    • you have a persistent cough, this may be a sign of a serious condition
    • you have a persistent cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema
    • you have a cough that is accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus)
    • you have chronic pulmonary disease or shortness of breath
    • giving to a child who is taking other drugs

    When using this product

    • giving a higher dose than recommended by a doctor could result in serious side effects for your child. A special measuring device should be used to give an accurate dose of this product to children under 6 years of age.
    • may cause or aggravate constipation

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • symptoms do not improve within 7 days, tend to recur or are accompanied by fever and rash or persistent headache. These may be symptoms of a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of the reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    • do not exceed 6 doses in 24 hours.
    Adults and children 12 years of age and over:2 tsp (10 mL) every 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor.
    Children 6 to under 12 years of age:1 tsp (5 mL) every 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor.
    Children under 6 years of age:Consult a doctor.
  • Other information

    Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). You may report side effects by calling 1-888-848-3593 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

  • Inactive ingredients

    Cherry flavor, citric acid, methylparaben, potassium citrate, potassium sorbate, propylparaben, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol, sucralose.

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 473 mL Bottle Label

    NDC: 69543-252-16





    Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) contains:
    Codeine phosphate, USP    10 mg
    Guaifenesin, USP    100 mg
    (WARNING: May be habit-forming)

    Tamper evident by foil
    seal under cap.
    Do not use if foil seal is
    broken or missing.

    16 fl. oz. (473 mL)


    Principal Display Panel - 473 mL Bottle Label
    codeine phosphate and guaifenesin liquid
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69543-252
    Route of AdministrationORALDEA ScheduleCV    
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Codeine phosphate (UNII: GSL05Y1MN6) (Codeine anhydrous - UNII:UX6OWY2V7J) Codeine phosphate10 mg  in 5 mL
    Guaifenesin (UNII: 495W7451VQ) (Guaifenesin - UNII:495W7451VQ) Guaifenesin100 mg  in 5 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    citric acid monohydrate (UNII: 2968PHW8QP)  
    methylparaben (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    potassium citrate (UNII: EE90ONI6FF)  
    potassium sorbate (UNII: 1VPU26JZZ4)  
    propylparaben (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    propylene glycol (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    water (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    sorbitol (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    sucralose (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color    Score    
    FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:69543-252-04118 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product07/07/2015
    2NDC:69543-252-16473 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product07/07/2015
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34107/07/2015
    Labeler - Virtus Pharmaceuticals (079659493)