Label: DELSYM COUGH PLUS SORE THROAT- acetaminophen and dextromethorphan hydrobromide solution

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

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Updated January 18, 2022

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    Drug Facts

  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT

    Active ingredients (in each 20 mL)Purposes
    Acetaminophen 650 mgPain reliever/fever reducer
    Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mgCough suppressant
  • Uses

    • 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
      • minor aches and pains
      • sore throat
      • headache
    • temporarily reduces fever
  • Warnings

    Liver warning

    This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

    • more than 6 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
    • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
    • 3 or more alcoholic drinks daily while using this product

    Allergy alert

    Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

    • skin reddening
    • blisters
    • rash

    If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

    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.
    • 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

    • liver disease
    • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

    When using this product do not use more than directed

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • pain or cough gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
    • redness or swelling is present
    • new symptoms occur
    • cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. 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.

    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

    • do not take more than directed (see Overdose warning)
    • do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
    • measure only with dosing cup provided
    • do not use dosing cup with other products
    • dose as follows or as directed by a doctor
    • adults and children 12 years of age and over: 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 12 mg
    • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    • do not refrigerate
  • Inactive ingredients

    anhydrous citric acid, D&C yellow no. 10, edetate disodium, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucralose, xanthan gum

  • Questions?

    1-866-682-4639

    You may also report side effects to this phone number.

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    Dist. by: RB Health (US)
    Parsippany, NJ 07054-0224

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 180 mL Bottle Label

    NDC 63824-221-66

    NEW

    Delsym®

    COUGH +®

    SORE THROAT
    Acetaminophen (Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer)
    Dextromethorphan HBr (Cough Suppressant)

    +
    calms cough
    +
    relieves sore
    throat pain
    +
    soothing formula

    6 fl oz (180 mL)
    For Ages 12+
    Honey
    Flavored Liquid

    021419
    3095328

    PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 180 mL Bottle Label
  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    DELSYM   COUGH PLUS SORE THROAT
    acetaminophen and dextromethorphan hydrobromide solution
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63824-221
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Acetaminophen (UNII: 362O9ITL9D) (Acetaminophen - UNII:362O9ITL9D) Acetaminophen650 mg  in 20 mL
    Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (Dextromethorphan - UNII:7355X3ROTS) Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide20 mg  in 20 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID (UNII: XF417D3PSL)  
    D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)  
    EDETATE DISODIUM (UNII: 7FLD91C86K)  
    FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    SODIUM BENZOATE (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    SUCRALOSE (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorORANGEScore    
    ShapeSize
    FlavorHONEYImprint Code
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:63824-221-66180 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 9: Other Type of Part 3 Combination Product (e.g., Drug/Device/Biological Product)07/01/2019
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34107/01/2019
    Labeler - RB Health (US) LLC (081049410)