Skip to main content

See all Virtussin A/C brands

Virtussin A/C by Virtus Pharmaceuticals

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 25, 2021.

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: Codeine phosphate 10mg in 5mL, Guaifenesin 100mg in 5mL
Labeler: Virtus Pharmaceuticals
NDC Code: 69543-252

Virtussin A/C

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each 5 mL = 1 tsp)Purpose
Codeine phosphate, USP 10 mgAntitussive
Guaifenesin, USP 100 mgExpectorant

Uses
  • temporarily relieves:
    • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold or inhaled irritants
    • your cough to help you sleep
    • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive.

Warnings

Ask your doctor before use if

  • you have a persistent cough, this may be a sign of a serious condition
  • you have a persistent cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema
  • you have a cough that is accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus)
  • you have chronic pulmonary disease or shortness of breath
  • giving to a child who is taking other drugs

When using this product

  • giving a higher dose than recommended by a doctor could result in serious side effects for your child. A special measuring device should be used to give an accurate dose of this product to children under 6 years of age.
  • may cause or aggravate constipation

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days, tend to recur or are accompanied by fever and rash or persistent headache. These may be symptoms of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of the reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions
  • do not exceed 6 doses in 24 hours.
Adults and children 12 years of age and over:2 tsp (10 mL) every 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor.
Children 6 to under 12 years of age:1 tsp (5 mL) every 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor.
Children under 6 years of age:Consult a doctor.

Other information

Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). You may report side effects by calling 1-888-848-3593 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Inactive ingredients

Cherry flavor, citric acid, methylparaben, potassium citrate, potassium sorbate, propylparaben, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol, sucralose.

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 473 mL Bottle Label

NDC: 69543-252-16

Virtussin
A/C

Antitussive
Expectorant

CV

ALCOHOL-FREE / SUGAR-FREE

Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) contains:
Codeine phosphate, USP    10 mg
Guaifenesin, USP    100 mg
(WARNING: May be habit-forming)

Tamper evident by foil
seal under cap.
Do not use if foil seal is
broken or missing.

16 fl. oz. (473 mL)

VIRTUS®
PHARMACEUTICALS

VIRTUSSIN A/C 
codeine phosphate and guaifenesin liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69543-252
Route of AdministrationORALDEA ScheduleCV    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Codeine phosphate (Codeine anhydrous) Codeine phosphate10 mg  in 5 mL
Guaifenesin (Guaifenesin) Guaifenesin100 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
citric acid monohydrate 
methylparaben 
potassium citrate 
potassium sorbate 
propylparaben 
propylene glycol 
water 
sorbitol 
sucralose 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:69543-252-04118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:69543-252-16473 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34107/07/2015
Labeler - Virtus Pharmaceuticals (079659493)

 
Virtus Pharmaceuticals

See all Virtussin A/C brands

Further information

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