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Mucinex for Kids Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 24, 2020.

Generic name: Guaifenesin 100mg, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 5mg
Dosage form: oral granule

  • 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

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