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Severe Tussin CF

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 9, 2021.

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 650mg in 20mL, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 20mg in 20mL, GUAIFENESIN 400mg in 20mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10mg in 20mL
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 69842-565

CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Severe Tussin CF Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each 20 mL)

Acetaminophen, USP 650 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr, USP 20 mg

Guaifenesin, USP 400 mg

Phenylephrine HCl, USP 10 mg

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Cough suppressant

Expectorant

Nasal decongestant

Uses
temporarily relieves these symptoms occurring with a cold or flu:
cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
nasal congestion
sinus congestion and pressure
minor aches and pains
sore throat
headache
temporarily reduces fever
helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes and make coughs more productive

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take

more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours
with other drugs containing acetaminophen
3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Allergy alert: Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

skin reddening
blisters
rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

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.
with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

Ask a doctor before use if you have
liver disease
heart disease
high blood pressure
thyroid disease
diabetes
trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

When using this product

do not use more than directed

Stop use and ask a doctor if
you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless
pain, cough, or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
redness or swelling is present
new symptoms occur
cough comes back or occurs with 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.

Overdose warning: In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222). Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
do not take more than 5 doses in any 24-hour period
do not exceed recommended dosage. Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause serious liver damage.
measure only with dosing cup provided
keep dosing cup with product
mL = milliliter
this adult product is not intended for use in children under 12 years of age

age

dose

adults and children

12 years and over

20 mL every 4 hours

children under 12 years

do not use

Other information
each 20 mL contains: sodium 15 mg
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Do not refrigerate.

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, benzyl alcohol, edetate disodium, FD&C red #40, flavor, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, sucralose, triacetin, xanthan gum

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Compare to the active ingredients in Robitussin® Severe Multi-Symptom Cough Cold + Flu

MAXIMUM STRENGTH

Non-Drowsy

Severe

Tussin CF

ACETAMINOPHEN

Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer

DEXTROMETHORPHAN HBr

Cough suppressant

GUAIFENESIN

Expectorant

PHENYLEPHRINE HCl

Nasal decongestant

Adult Cough & Cold

Relieves:

Cough, sore throat

Body aches, fever

Nasal congestion

Chest congestion

For Ages 12 & Over

Dosage cup provided

Package Contains One Bottle

4 FL OZ (118 mL)

SEVERE TUSSIN CF 
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69842-565
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN650 mg  in 20 mL
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE20 mg  in 20 mL
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN400 mg  in 20 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE10 mg  in 20 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
BENZYL ALCOHOL 
EDETATE DISODIUM 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GLYCERIN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM CITRATE, UNSPECIFIED FORM 
SUCRALOSE 
TRIACETIN 
XANTHAN GUM 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorREDScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorBERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:69842-565-261 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:69842-565-341 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
2237 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34106/25/2018
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
CVS Pharmacy

Further information

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