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Tussin CF Maximum Strength by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on March 26, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 20mg in 10mL, GUAIFENESIN 400mg in 10mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10mg in 10mL
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-412

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.

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each 10 mL)

Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg

Guaifenesin 400 mg

Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg

Purposes

Cough suppressant

Expectorant

Nasal decongestant

Uses
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms occurring with a cold:
    • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
    • nasal congestion

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

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • heart disease
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged 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 a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any other oral nasal decongestant or stimulant.

When using this product,

do not use more than directed.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • symptoms do not get better within 7 days or are accompanied by fever
  • 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 (1800-222-1222) right away.

Directions
  • do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
  • measure only with dosing cup provided. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • keep dosing cup with product
  • mL = milliliter
  • this adult product is not intended for use in children under 12 years of age
  • adults and children 12 years and over: 10 mL every 4 hours
  • children under 12 years: do not use

Other information
  • each 10 mL contains: sodium 6 mg
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Do not refrigerate.

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, FD&C red #40, flavor, glycerin, menthol, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucralose, trisodium citrate dihydrate, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

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Compare to the active ingredients in Robitussin® Peak Cold Maximum Strength Multi-Symptom Cold CF*

MAXIMUM STRENGTH

Non-Drowsy

TUSSIN CF

DEXTROMETHORPHAN HBr Cough suppressant

GUAIFENESIN Expectorant

PHENYLEPHRINE HCl Nasal decongestant

Adult Cough & Cold

Relieves:

  • Cough
  • Stuffy nose
  • Chest congestion/mucus

Peak cold 

Alcohol free

For Ages 12 Years & over

FL OZ (mL)

Dosage cup provided

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

CVS.com®  1-800-SHOP-CVS

Product of U.S.A.

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, distributors of Robitussin® Peak Cold Maximum Strength Multi-Symptom Cold.

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF CARTON IS OPENED OR IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL AROUND BOTTLE OR UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.

Package Label

CVS HEALTH Maximum Strength Non-Drowsy Tussin CF

TUSSIN CF  MAXIMUM STRENGTH
dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-412
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE20 mg  in 10 mL
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN400 mg  in 10 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE10 mg  in 10 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GLYCERIN 
MENTHOL 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 300 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
TRISODIUM CITRATE DIHYDRATE 
SORBITOL 
SUCRALOSE 
XANTHAN GUM 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-412-041 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:59779-412-081 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
2237 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34110/31/2014
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
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