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Childrens Mucinex Congestion and Cough

Medically reviewed on October 30, 2017

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 5mg in 5mL, Guaifenesin 100mg in 5mL, Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 2.5mg in 5mL
Labeler: Reckitt Benckiser LLC
NDC Code: 63824-283

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Children's Mucinex® Congestion & Cough

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each 5 mL)Purposes
Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mgCough suppressant
Guaifenesin 100 mgExpectorant
Phenylephrine HCl 2.5 mgNasal decongestant

Uses
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive
  • temporarily relieves:
    • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants
    • the intensity of coughing
    • the impulse to cough to help your child get to sleep
    • nasal congestion due to a cold
    • stuffy nose

Warnings

Do not use in a child who is 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 child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

Ask a doctor before use if the child has
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma

When using this product do not use more than directed

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • your child gets nervous, dizzy or sleepless
  • symptoms do not get better within 7 days or occur with fever
  • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious illness.

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
  • measure only with dosing cup provided
  • do not use dosing cup with other products
  • dose as follows or as directed by a doctor
  • mL = milliliter
AgeDose
children 6 years to under 12 years10 mL every 4 hours
children 4 years to under 6 years5 mL every 4 hours
children under 4 yearsdo not use

Other information
  • each 5 mL contains: sodium 3 mg
  • tamper evident: do not use if neckband on bottle cap is broken or missing
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • do not refrigerate
  • dosing cup provided

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C Red #40, flavors, glycerin, propylene glycol, propyl gallate, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucralose, trisodium citrate dihydrate, xanthan gum


may contain this ingredient

Questions?

1-866-MUCINEX (1-866-682-4639)

You may also report side effects to this phone number.

Dist. by: Reckitt Benckiser, Parsippany, NJ 07054-0224

Made in England

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 201 mL Bottle Carton

NDC 63824-283-67

Children's
Mucinex®

Congestion
& Cough

Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg      Cough Suppressant
Guaifenesin 100 mg                      Expectorant
Phenylephrine HCl 2.5 mg           Nasal Decongestant

Chest Congestion
Breaks up Mucus
Stuffy Nose
Cough

Age 4+

Berrylicious
Flavor Liquid

6.8 FL OZ
(201 mL)

CHILDRENS MUCINEX   CONGESTION AND COUGH
dextromethorphan hydrobromide, guaifenesin, and phenylephrine hydrochloride solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63824-283
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (Dextromethorphan) Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide5 mg  in 5 mL
Guaifenesin (Guaifenesin) Guaifenesin100 mg  in 5 mL
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride (Phenylephrine) Phenylephrine Hydrochloride2.5 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
anhydrous citric acid 
edetate disodium 
FD&C red no. 40 
glycerin 
propylene glycol 
propyl gallate 
water 
sodium benzoate 
sorbitol 
sucralose 
trisodium citrate dihydrate 
xanthan gum 
Product Characteristics
ColorPINKScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorBERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63824-283-671 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
1201 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34107/17/2012
Labeler - Reckitt Benckiser LLC (094405024)

 
Reckitt Benckiser LLC

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