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GUAIFENESIN AND CODEINE PHOSPHATE

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: Guaifenesin 100mg in 5mL, Codeine Phosphate 10mg in 5mL
Labeler: DirectRX
NDC Code: 61919-110

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.

GUAIFENESIN AND CODEINE PHOSPHATE

DESCRIPTION SECTION
  • Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) contains Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg and Codeine Phosphate, USP 10 mg.

    Inactive Ingredients: Citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C Yellow No. 6, flavor, glycerin, menthol, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sodium saccharin, and sorbitol.

    Sodium Content: 5 mg/5 mL

    Under federal law, Guaifenesin and Codeine Phosphate Oral Solution USP is available without a prescription. Certain state laws may differ.

CONTRAINDICATIONS SECTION

Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients

WARNINGS SECTION
  • A persistent cough may be a 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 physician. Do not take this product for persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or if cough is accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus) unless directed by a physician. Adults and children who have a chronic pulmonary disease or shortness of breath, or children who are taking other drugs, should not take this product unless directed by a physician. May cause or aggravate constipation. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product.

    KEEP THIS AND ALL DRUGS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

    Professional Note: Guaifenesin has been shown to produce a color interference with certain clinical laboratory determinations of 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) and vanillylmandelic acid (VMA).

DRUG INTERACTIONS SECTION

Caution should be used when taking this product with sedatives, tranquilizers and drugs used for depression, especially monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). These combinations may cause greater sedation (drowsiness) than is caused by the products used alone. (See WARNINGS

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION SECTION

Take orally as stated below or use as directed by a physician. Adults and children 12 years of age and over: 10 mL (2 teaspoonfuls) every 4 hours, not to exceed 12 teaspoonfuls in a 24-hour period; Children 6 to under 12 years: 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 teaspoonfuls in a 24-hour period; Children under 6 years: consult a physician. A special measuring device should be used to give an accurate dose of this product to children under 6 years of age. Giving a higher dose than recommended by a physician could result in serious side effects for a child. Use of codeine-containing preparations is not recommended for children under 2 years of age. Do not exceed recommended dosage.

STORAGE AND HANDLING SECTION

STORAGEKeep tightly closed. Store at controlled room temperature, 20°-25°C (68°-77°F). [See USP] Protect from light.

OTC - ACTIVE INGREDIENT SECTION

Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) contains Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg and Codeine Phosphate, USP 10 mg.

OTC - PURPOSE SECTION

Temporarily controls cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants. Helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive.

OTC - KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN SECTION

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

PACKAGE LABEL.PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

INDICATIONS & USAGE SECTION

INDICATIONS

Temporarily controls cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants. Helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive.

INACTIVE INGREDIENT SECTION

Citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C Yellow No. 6, flavor, glycerin, menthol, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sodium saccharin, and sorbitol.

GUAIFENESIN AND CODEINE PHOSPHATE 
guaifenesin and codeine phosphate solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:61919-110(NDC:0121-0775)
Route of AdministrationoralDEA ScheduleCV    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Guaifenesin (GUAIFENESIN) Guaifenesin100 mg  in 5 mL
Codeine Phosphate (CODEINE ANHYDROUS) Codeine Phosphate10 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
edetate disodium 
FD&C Blue No. 1 
FD&C Red No. 40 
FD&C Yellow No. 6 
menthol 
propylene glycol 
sodium benzoate 
sodium citrate 
sorbitol 
Product Characteristics
ColorredScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:61919-110-04118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34101/01/2015
Labeler - DirectRX (079254320)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
DirectRX079254320repack(61919-110)

 
DirectRX

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Medically reviewed on Oct 26, 2018

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