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Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 1000 mg-400 mg; 325 mg-200 mg; 500 mg-200 mg/15 mL

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Cough

Acetaminophen 325 mg/ guaifenesin 200 mg per 5 mL: 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 doses (40 mL) per 24 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Pain

Acetaminophen 325 mg/ guaifenesin 200 mg per 5 mL: 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 doses (40 mL) per 24 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Headache

Acetaminophen 325 mg/ guaifenesin 200 mg per 5 mL: 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 doses (40 mL) per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cough

Acetaminophen 325 mg/ guaifenesin 200 mg per 5 mL:
12 years and older: 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 doses (40 mL) per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Pain

Acetaminophen 325 mg/ guaifenesin 200 mg per 5 mL:
12 years and older: 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 doses (40 mL) per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Headache

Acetaminophen 325 mg/ guaifenesin 200 mg per 5 mL:
12 years and older: 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 doses (40 mL) per 24 hours

Renal Dose Adjustments

Use with caution in renal impairment.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Use with caution in hepatic impairment.

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Current use of any other drug containing acetaminophen.
-Hypersensitivity to acetaminophen

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 12 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Shake well before using.

Patient advice:
-Keep out of reach of children; package contains enough drug to seriously harm a child.
-Call poison control immediately in case of overdose, even if you have no symptoms.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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