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Tussin DMMaximum Strength

Medically reviewed on Jun 18, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 10mg in 5mL, GUAIFENESIN 200mg in 5mL
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-967

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.

Maximum Strength Tussin DM

Active ingredients (in each 5 mL tsp)

Dextromethorphan HBr, USP 10mg

Guaifenesin, USP 200mg

Purposes

Cough suppressant

Expectorant

Uses

helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes

temporarily relieves:

  • cough due to minor bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold or inhaled irritants
  • the impulse to cough



Warnings

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 MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

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
  • shake well before using
  • do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
  • only use the measuring cup that is included with this product for accurate dosing


Age
Dose
adults and children 12 years and over
2 tsp (10ml) every 4 hours
children under 12 years
do not use




Other information
  • each teaspoon contains: sodium 5 mg
  • store at 20-25oC (68-77oF)
  • do not refrigerate
  • alcohol-free
  • measuring cup provided

Inactive ingredients:

artificial and natural flavors, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, Dand C red no. 33, FD and c red no. 40, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, menthol, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, xanthan gum

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NDC 59779-967-04

Compare to the active ingredients in Adult Robitussin Cough and Chest congestion

Maximum Strength
Tussin DM
Adult Cough and chest congestion

Cough Supressant (Dextromethorphan HBr)
Expectorant (Guaifenesin)

Relieves:
Cough
Chest congestion/mucus

alcohol free
Non-Drowsy

For ages 12 and over
8 fl oz (237 mL)

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TUSSIN DMMAXIMUM STRENGTH  
dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-967
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg  in 5 mL
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN200 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM 
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GLYCERIN 
HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP 
MENTHOL 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
XANTHAN GUM 
Product Characteristics
ColorredScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-967-031 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:59779-967-041 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
2237 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34107/01/2009
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
CVS Pharmacy

Further information

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