Mucinex DM Expectorant & Cough Suppressant Description
1200 mg Guaifenesin & 60 mg Dextromethorphan HBr
Extended-Release Bi-Layer Tablets
Thins and Loosens Mucus
Immediate and Extended Release
Unique Bi-Layer Tablet
Immediate-Release Layer + Extended-Release Layer
helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive
» temporarily relief of:
• cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants
• the intensity of coughing
• the impulse to cough to help you get to sleep
• do nut crush, chew or break tablet
• take with a full glass of water
• this product can be administered without regard for timing of meals
• adults and children 12 years and older: 1 tablet every 12 hours; not more than 2 tablets in 24 hours
• children under 12 years of age: do not use
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Dextromethorphan HBr (Cough suppressant)||60 mg|
|Guaifenesin (Expectorant)||1200 mg|
Do not use • for children under 12 years of age • 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 and MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
Ask a doctor before use if you have
• persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema
• cough accompanied by too much phlegm (mucus)
When using this product do not use more than directed
Stop use and ask a doctor if • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back or occurs with fever, rash or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious illness.
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.