Vicks DayQuil Cough by The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
Medically reviewed on October 20, 2016
Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 15mg in 15mL
Labeler: The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
NDC Code: 37000-565
Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.
Dextromethorphan HBr 15 mg
temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
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.
- cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
- persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema
When using this product, do not use more than directed.
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.
- take only as recommended
- use dose cup or tablespoon (TBSP)
- do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hours
|adults and children 12 years and over||30 mL (2 TBSP) every 6-8 hours|
|children 6 to under 12 years||15 mL (1 TBSP) every 6-8 hours|
|children 4 to under 6 years||ask a doctor|
|children under 4 years||do not use|
- when using other DayQuil or NyQuil® products, carefully read each label to insure correct dosing
- each tablespoon contains: sodium 15 mg
- store at room temperature
citric acid, D&C Yellow No. 10, FD&C Yellow No. 6, flavor, high fructose corn syrup, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium citrate
Dist. by Procter & Gamble,
Cincinnati OH 45202.
dextromethorphan hydrobromide liquid
|Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)|
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