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Medically reviewed on June 25, 2018

Dosage form: solution/ drops
Ingredients: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 5mg in 1mL, GUAIFENESIN 100mg in 1mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 2.5mg in 1mL
Labeler: Alternative Pharmacal Corporation
NDC Code: 53163-107

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.

Active Ingredients (in each 1 mL)                Purpose

Dextromethorphan HBr............ 5 mg............. Cough Suppressant

Guaifenesin.......................... 100 mg............. Expectorant

Phenylephrine HCl................ 2.5 mg.............. Nasal Decongestant 

Cough Suppressant

Expectorant

Nasal Decongestant

Uses

  • non-narcotic cough suppreassant which temporarily calms due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with common cold
  • helps decongest sinus openings and passages; temporarily relieves sinus openings and passages; temporarily relieves sinus congestion and pressur
  • helps lossen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes and make coughs more productive
  • temporarily relieves nasal congestion due to the common cold
  • helps decongest sinus openings and passages; temporarily relieves sinus congestion and pressure

Warnings

a persistant cough may be sign of a serious condition. If cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache, consult a doctor.

DO NOT USE

If a child is 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 child's prescription drug that contains MAOI; ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

Ask a doctor before use if the child has:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure 
  • Thyroid deases
  • Diabetes
  • Cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or where cough is accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus)

When using this product do not exceed recommended dosage.

Stop use and ask a doctor before use if:

  • your child gets nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • 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 profession 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 use more than 6 doses in any 24 hour period
  • Repeat every 4 hours
  • Measure with dosage device provided. Do not use with any other device
Children 6 years to under 12 years of age 2 ml 
 Children 2 years to under 6 years of age Ask a doctor
 Children under 2 years of ageAsk a doctor

Other Information

Store at room temperature 150 - 300C (590-860F)

Tamper Evident Feature: Do not use if seal is torn, broken or missing. Avoid excessive heat or humidity.

Inactiveingredients

 citric acid, grape flavor, glycerin, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sodium citrate, and sucralose

Questions or comments? 1-786-507-1566

ALTICOTRON 
dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl solution/ drops
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53163-107
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE5 mg  in 1 mL
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN100 mg  in 1 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE2.5 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
GLYCERIN 
METHYLPARABEN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
PROPYLPARABEN 
WATER 
SODIUM CITRATE 
SUCRALOSE 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:53163-107-0260 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34103/01/2015
Labeler - Alternative Pharmacal Corporation (078528214)

 
Alternative Pharmacal Corporation

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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