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Mucus Relief Cold Flu and Sore Throat Maximum Strength

Medically reviewed on February 12, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 650mg in 20mL, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 20mg in 20mL, GUAIFENESIN 400mg in 20mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10mg in 20mL
Labeler: QUALITY CHOICE (Chain Drug Marketing Association)
NDC Code: 63868-746

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 20 mL)

Acetaminophen 650 mg 

Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg

Guaifenesin 400 mg

Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer 

Cough suppressant

Expectorant

Nasal decongestant

Uses
  • temporarily relieves these common cold and flu symptoms:
    • sinus congestion and pressure
    • minor aches and pains
    • nasal congestion
    • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
    • sore throat
    • headache
  • temporarily reduces fever
  • temporarily promotes nasal and/or sinus drainage
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) amd thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive 

Warnings

Allergy alert: Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • skin reddening
  • blisters
  • rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

  • more than 6 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks everyday while using this product

Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

Do not use
  • for children under 12 years of age
  • 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.
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • diabetes
  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • thyroid disease
  • high blood pressure
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

 taking the blood thinning drug warfarin.

When using this product,

do not use more than directed.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • redness or swelling is present
  • nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occur
  • new symptoms occur
  • pain, nasal congestion or cough gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • cough comes back, or occurs with 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.

Overdose warning: Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause liver damage. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
  • do not take more than directed (see Overdose warning)
  • 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
  • adults and children 12 years of age and older: 20 mL in dosing cup provided every 4 hours
  • children under 12 years of age: do not use

Other information
  • each 20 mL contains: sodium 12 mg
  • store at 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF). Do not refrigerate.

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, disodium EDTA, FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #40, glycerin, natural & artificial flavor, propyl gallate, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol, sucralose, xanthan gum

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*Compare to the active ingredients in Mucinex® Fast-Max® Maximum Strength Cold, Flu & Sore Throat

Maximum Strength

Mucus Relief

Cold, Flu & Sore Throat

Acetaminophen

Aches & fever

Dextromethorphan HBr

Cough

Guaifenesin

Chest congestion and mucus

Phenylephrine HCl

Stuffy nose

For ages 12+

Distributed by CDMA Inc.

43157 W. Nine Mile

novi, MI 48376-0995

qualitychoice.com

Questions: 248-449-9300

FL OZ (mL)

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

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Reckitt Benckiser, distributor of Mucinex® Fast-Max® maximum Strength Cold Flu & Sore Throat

Package Label

Quality Choice Maximum Strength Mucus Relief Cold, Flu & Sore Throat

MUCUS RELIEF COLD FLU AND SORE THROAT  MAXIMUM STRENGTH
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63868-746
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN650 mg  in 20 mL
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE20 mg  in 20 mL
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN400 mg  in 20 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE10 mg  in 20 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
DISODIUM EDTA-COPPER 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GLYCERIN 
PROPYL GALLATE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
TRISODIUM CITRATE DIHYDRATE 
SORBITOL 
SUCRALOSE 
XANTHAN GUM 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63868-746-07177 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34101/31/2015
Labeler - QUALITY CHOICE (Chain Drug Marketing Association) (011920774)

 
QUALITY CHOICE (Chain Drug Marketing Association)

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