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Ritussin Expectorant

Medically reviewed on April 3, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: GUAIFENESIN 100mg in 5mL
Labeler: Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation
NDC Code: 53807-408

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 5 mL)(one teaspoonful)

Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg

Purpose

Expectorant

Use

helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive

Warnings

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 more than 7 days, comes back, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. 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.

Directions
  • do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
agedose
adults and children 12 years of age and over2-4 teaspoons every 4 hours
children 6 years to under 12 years of age1-2 teaspoonful every 4 hours
children 2 years to under 6 years of age1/2-1 teaspoonful every 4 hours
children under 2 years of ageask a doctor

Other information
store at room temperature 15º - 30ºC (59º - 86ºF)
protect from freezing.
protect from light.
Each teaspoon (5 mL) contains: sodium 2 mg.
TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT IF BREAKAWAY BAND ON CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING

Inactive ingredients

caramel, citric acid, FD&C Red #40, , flavors, glucose, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, menthol, propylene glycol, sodium saccharin, sodium benzoate, water

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RITUSSIN EXPECTORANT 
guaifenesin liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53807-408
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN100 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
CARAMEL 
DEXTROSE 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP 
MENTHOL 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
WATER 
GLYCERIN 
Product Characteristics
ColorREDScore    
ShapeSize
Flavor CHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:53807-408-04118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:53807-408-08236 mL in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:53807-408-16473 mL in 1 BOTTLE
4NDC:53807-408-283785 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34103/16/1999
Labeler - Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation (144679156)

 
Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation

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