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Bronchial Asthma Relief

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 7, 2021.

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: GUAIFENESIN 200mg, EPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 12.5mg
Labeler: Walgreens Company
NDC Code: 0363-2529

Bronchial Asthma Relief

Drug Facts

ACTIVE INGREDIENT

(in each tablet)

Ephedrine HCl, USP 12.5 mg

Guaifenesin, USP 200 mg

PURPOSE

Bronchodilator

Expectorant

INDICATIONS AND USAGE
  • for temporarily relief of mild symptoms of intermittent asthma:
  • wheezing
  • tightness of chest
  • shortness of breath
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus, and make coughs more productive

WARNINGS

Asthma alert: Because asthma may be life threatening, see a doctor if you

  • are not better in 60 minutes
  • get worse
  • need 12 tablets in any day
  • use more than 8 tablets a day for more than 3 days a week
  • have more than 2 asthma attacks a week

These may be signs that your asthma is getting worse

DO NOT USE
  • unless a doctor said you have asthma
  • if you are now taking prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAIO) (certain drugs taken for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson’s disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAIO drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAIO, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

ASK DOCTOR

before use if you have:

  • ever been hospitalized for asthma
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • diabetes
  • thyroid disease
  • seizures
  • narrow angle glaucoma
  • a psychiatric or emotional condition
  • trouble urinating due to enlargement of the prostate gland
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema

ASK DOCTOR/PHARMACIST

before use if you are

  • taking prescription drugs for asthma, obesity, weight control, depression, or psychiatric or emotional conditions
  • taking any drug that contains phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, or caffeine (such as for allergy, cough-cold, or pain)

STOP USE

and ask a doctor if

  • your asthma is getting worse (see Asthma alert)
  • you have difficulty sleeping
  • you have rapid heartbeat
  • you have tremors, nervousness, or seizure
  • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or persistent headache, these could be signs of a serious condition.

WHEN USING

this product

  • your blood pressure or heart rate may go up. This could increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, which may cause death.
  • your risk of heart attack or stroke increases if you:
  • have a history of high blood pressure or heart disease
  • take this product more frequently or take more than the recommended dose
  • avoid foods or beverages that contain caffeine
  • avoid dietary supplements containing ingredients reported or claimed to have a stimulant effect

PREGNANCY OR BREAST FEEDING

ask a health professional before use.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
  • do not exceed dosage
  • this adult product is not intended for use in children under 12 years of age
adults and children 12 years of age and overtake 1-2 tablets every  4 hours as needed, not to exceed 12 tablets in 24 hours
children under 12 years of ageask a doctor

Other information

store at room temperature, USP

INACTIVE INGREDIENT

D&C Yellow #10 Lake, Magnesium Stearate, Maltodextrin, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Povidone, Silica and Stearic Acid

REV 05/12

Intentional abuse of this product can be harmful or fatal

Distribution of this product requires a DEA License

Tamper evident: Do Not USE IF CARTON HAS BEEN OPENED OR BLISTER UNITS ARE TORN OR BROKEN

GLUTEN FREE

‡Walgreens Pharmacist Survey Study, November 2010

#This product is not manufactured or distributed by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, owner of the registered trademark Primatene®

PACKAGE LABEL.PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

WALGREENS PHARMACIST RECOMMENDED‡

Ephedrine HCl, USP 12.5 mg/ Bronchodilator
Guaifenesin, USP 200 mg/ Expectorant

  • Helps breathing without drowsiness
  • Restores free breathing
  • Loosens phlegm

Compare to Primatene®
active ingredients#

MAXIMUM SALE: ONE PACKAGE PER CUSTOMER

NOT FOR SALE TO MINORS

BRONCHIAL ASTHMA RELIEF 
ephedrine hcl, guaifenesin tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-2529
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN200 mg
EPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (EPHEDRINE) EPHEDRINE12.5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MALTODEXTRIN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POVIDONE 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
STEARIC ACID 
Product Characteristics
ColorYELLOW (pale yellow) Score2 pieces
ShapeROUNDSize9mm
FlavorImprint CodeCPC;2529
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0363-2529-674 BLISTER PACK (BLISTER PACK) in 1 CARTON
115 TABLET (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34102/13/2002
Labeler - Walgreens Company (008965063)
Registrant - Contract Pharmacal Corp (968334974)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Contract Pharmacal Corp968334974MANUFACTURE(0363-2529)

 
Walgreens Company

Further information

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