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Vicks 44e cough chest congestion relief

  • Non-Drowsy
  • For Adults & Children

Drug Facts:


(per 15 ml tablespoon) Purpose:

Dextromethorphan HBr
 20 mgCough suppressant

 200 mgExpectorant


  • temporarily relieves cough due to the common cold
  • helps loosen phlegm and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus


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.

Ask a doctor before use if you have:

  • a sodium restricted diet
  • 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 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. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


·use teaspoon (tsp), tablespoon (TBSP) or dose cup

·do not exceed 6 doses per 24 hours

Under 6 yrs. ask a doctor

6-11 yrs. 1 ½ tsp (7 ½ ml)
every 4 hours

12 yrs. & older. 1 TBSP (15 ml)
every 4 hours


  • each tablespoon contains sodium 31 mg
  • store at room temperature


Alcohol, FD&C blue 1, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, flavor, high fructose corn syrup, polyethylene oxide, polyoxyl 40 stearate, propylene glycol, purified water, FD&C red no. 40, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate.

How Supplied

Available in 4 FL OZ (118 ml) 6 FL OZ (177 ml) and 8 FL OZ (236 ml) plastic bottles. A calibrated dose cup accompanies each bottle.

TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use if imprinted shrinkband is missing or broken.

Questions? 1-800-342-6844

Dist. by Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati OH 45202.

US Pat 5,458,87942434800


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Further information

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