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CounterAct Cough

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 8, 2021.

Dosage form: syrup
Ingredients: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 10mg in 5mL, GUAIFENESIN 100mg in 5mL
Labeler: Melaleuca, Inc.
NDC Code: 54473-080

CounterAct Cough Content of Label

Active ingredients (in each 5 mL tsp)
Dextromethorphan HBr, USP 10 mg
Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg

Purpose
Dextromethorphan HBr, USP 10 mg..........Cough Suppressant
Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg............................Expectorant

Uses

  • temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes

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.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

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

Stop use and ask a doctor if cough lasts for more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or persistent headache. A persistent cough may be a sign 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.

Directions

  • do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
  • this adult product is not intended for use in children under 12 years of age
    age
    dose
    adults and children
    12 years and over
    2 tsp every
    4 hours
    children under 12 years
    do not use

Other information

  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Inactive ingredients  anhydrous citric acid, FD and C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate

Questions or comments?
1-800-282-3000

DO NOT USE IF PRINTED NECKBAND IS BROKEN OR MISSING

COUNTERACT  COUGH
dextromethorphan hbr. and guaifenesin syrup
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:54473-080
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg  in 5 mL
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN100 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GLYCERIN 
HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
WATER 
Product Characteristics
Colorred (Orange-red) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRY (Wild Cherry) Imprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:54473-080-041 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 BOX
1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34108/28/2009
Labeler - Melaleuca, Inc. (139760102)

 
Melaleuca, Inc.

Further information

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