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DG Health Tussin by Dolgencorp, LLC

Medically reviewed on August 3, 2016

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 650mg in 20mL, DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE 25mg in 20mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10mg in 20mL
Labeler: Dolgencorp, LLC
NDC Code: 55910-284

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.

Dolgencorp, LLC Tussin Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each 20 mL)

Acetaminophen, USP 650 mg

Diphenhydramine HCl, USP 25 mg

Phenylephrine HCl, USP 10 mg

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Antihistamine/cough suppressant

Nasal decongestant

Uses
temporarily relieves these symptoms occurring with a cold or flu, hay fever, or other respiratory allergies:
cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
nasal congestion
headache
sore throat
minor aches and pains
runny nose
sneezing
itchy, watery eyes
itching of the nose and throat
temporarily reduces fever

Warnings

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

more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours
with other drugs containing acetaminophen
3 or more alcoholic drinks every day 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.

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
to sedate a child or to make a child sleepy
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.
with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin
if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

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

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product
do not use more than directed
marked drowsiness may occur
avoid alcoholic drinks
alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if
you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless
pain, cough, or nasal congestion 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 headache that lasts. 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: In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222). Prompt 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 5 doses in any 24-hour period
do not exceed recommended dosage. Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause serious liver damage.
measure only with dosing cup provided
keep dosing cup with product
mL = milliliter
this adult product is not intended for use in children under 12 years of age

age

dose

adults and children

12 years and over

20 mL every 4 hours

children under 12 years

do not use

Other information
each 20 mL contains: sodium 11 mg
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Do not refrigerate.

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C red #40, flavor, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, sucralose, triacetin

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Compare to the active ingredients of Robitussin® Severe Multi-Symptom Cough Cold + Flu Nighttime

For Ages 12 & Over

Adult

Max Strength

CF Night Time MAX

Tussin

Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer

(Acetaminophen)

Antihistamine/Cough Suppressant

(Diphenhydramine HCl)

Nasal Decongestant

(Phenylephrine HCl)

Severe

Multi-Symptom

Cough Cold + Flu

Night Time

Relieves:

Cough

Sore Throat

Body Aches

Fever

Nasal Congestion

Runny Nose

4 FL OZ (118 mL)

DG HEALTH TUSSIN 
acetaminophen, diphenhydramine hcl, phenylephrine hcl solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55910-284
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN650 mg  in 20 mL
DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE (DIPHENHYDRAMINE) DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE25 mg  in 20 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE10 mg  in 20 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
EDETATE DISODIUM 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GLYCERIN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM CITRATE, UNSPECIFIED FORM 
SORBITOL 
SUCRALOSE 
TRIACETIN 
Product Characteristics
ColorREDScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55910-284-261 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34108/01/2016
Labeler - Dolgencorp, LLC (068331990)

 
Dolgencorp, LLC

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