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Mucus Relief Sinus Pressure and Pain

Medically reviewed on Jun 18, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, coated
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg, GUAIFENESIN 200mg, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg
Labeler: Chain Drug Marketing Association
NDC Code: 63868-723

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.

1168 - QCH - 2015-0610

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each caplet)Purpose
Acetaminophen 325 mgPain reliever
Guaifenesin 200 mgExpectorant
Phenylephrine HCl 5 mgNasal decongestant

Uses
  • temporarily relieves:
    • nasal congestion
    • headache
    • minor aches and pains
    • sinus congestion and pressure
  • promotes nasal and/or sinus drainage
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive

Warnings

Liver warning

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

  • more than 12 caplets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks daily while using this product

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.

Do not use
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • 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
  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

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
  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • pain, nasal congestion, or cough gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • new symptoms occur
  • 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 right away (1-800-222-1222). 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 12 caplets in any 24-hour period
  • adults and children 12 years and older:  take 2 caplets every 4 hours
  • children under 12 years of age:  do not use

Other information
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F) in a dry place
  • retain outer package for complete product information

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

Quality Choice®

NDC 63868-723-20

†Compare to Active Ingredients in Mucinex® Sinus-Max™ Pressure & Pain

Maximum Strength*

Mucus Relief Sinus

Pressure & Pain

Pain Reliever, Expectorant, Nasal Decongestant

Acetaminophen, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine HCl

For Relief of:

Sinus Congestion

Headache

Thins & Loosens Mucus

For Ages 12+

20 Caplets

MUCUS RELIEF SINUS PRESSURE AND PAIN 
acetaminophen, guaifenesin, and phenylephrine hydrochloride tablet, coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63868-723
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN200 mg
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
SILICON DIOXIDE 
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
CROSPOVIDONE 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MALTODEXTRIN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POLYVINYL ALCOHOL 
POVIDONES 
STARCH, CORN 
STEARIC ACID 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColoryellowScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize19mm
FlavorImprint CodeAAA;1168
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63868-723-202 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
110 TABLET, COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34106/10/2015
Labeler - Chain Drug Marketing Association (011920774)

 
Chain Drug Marketing Association

Further information

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