Mucinex for Kids

Generic Name: guaifenesin and dextromethorphan hydrobromide
Dosage Form: oral granule

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Mucinex®
EXPECTORANT - COUGH MINI-MELTS
For Kids

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each packet) Purpose
Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg Cough suppressant
Guaifenesin 100 mg Expectorant

Uses

  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus 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

Warnings

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.

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Ask a doctor before use if you have

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

Stop use and ask a doctor if cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious illness.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a healthcare 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

  • empty entire contents of packet onto tongue and swallow
  • for best taste, do not chew granules
  • do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
Age Dose
adults and children 12 years and over 2 to 4 packets every 4 hours
children 6 years to under 12 years 1 to 2 packets every 4 hours
children 4 years to under 6 years 1 packet every 4 hours
children under 4 years do not use

Other information

  • each packet contains: magnesium 6 mg and sodium 3 mg
  • phenylketonurics: contains phenylalanine 2 mg per packet
  • store between 15-25°C (59-77°F)
  • tamper evident: do not use if carton is open or if packets are torn or open

Inactive ingredients

aspartame, butylated methacrylate copolymer, carbomer homopolymer, creme flavor, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, orange flavor, povidone, sodium bicarbonate, sodium carboxymethylcellulose, sorbitol, stearic acid, talc, triethyl citrate

Questions or comments?

1-866-MUCINEX (1-866-682-4639) or www.mucinex.com

Made in Germany

Distributed by:
Reckitt Benckiser Inc.
Parsippany, NJ
07054-0224
© RBI 2009

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 12 packet Carton

NDC 63824-256-12

Mucinex®
Guaifenesin 100 mg
Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg
COUGH

EXPECTORANT • COUGH SUPPRESSANT

mini-melts
For Kids!

Orange Creme
Flavor

Controls Cough
Thins And Loosens Mucus

12 GRANULE PACKETS

Mucinex for Kids 
guaifenesin and dextromethorphan hydrobromide granule
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:63824-256
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Guaifenesin (Guaifenesin) Guaifenesin 100 mg
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (Dextromethorphan) Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
aspartame  
magnesium stearate  
cellulose, microcrystalline  
povidone  
sodium bicarbonate  
carboxymethylcellulose sodium  
sorbitol  
stearic acid  
talc  
triethyl citrate  
Product Characteristics
Color WHITE Score     
Shape Size
Flavor ORANGE (Orange Crème) Imprint Code
Contains         
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:63824-256-12 12 PACKET (PACKET) in 1 CARTON
1 1 GRANULE (PACKET) in 1 PACKET
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph final part341 03/24/2009
Labeler - Reckitt Benckiser, Inc. (094405024)
Revised: 09/2010
 
Reckitt Benckiser, Inc.



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