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Mucinex 600mg Extended-Release Tablets (Adams)

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    Active Ingredient:                                   Purpose:

    (in each extended-release
    bi-layer tablet)

    Guaifenesin 600 mg                                    Expectorant

    Uses:    Helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive


    Do not use

  • for children under 12 years of age

    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)

    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.

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


  • do not crush, chew, or break tablet
  • take with a full glass of water
  • this product can be administered without regard for the timing of meals
  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: one or two tablets every 12 hours. Do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours.
  • children under 12 years of age: do not use

    Other Information:

    • tamper evident: do not use if seal on bottle printed "SEALED for YOUR PROTECTION" is broken or missing
    • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    • see bottom of bottle for lot code and expiration date

    Inactive Ingredients:    carbomer 934P, NF; FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake; hypromellose, USP; magnesium stearate, NF; microcrystalline cellulose, NF; sodium starch glycolate, NF

    How Supplied:

    Bottles of 20 tablets (NDC 63824-008-20), 40 tablets (NDC 63824-008-40), sample bottles of 2 tablets (NDC 63824-008-82), 100 tablets (NDC 63824-008-10) and 500 tablets (NDC 63824-008-50). A round bi-layer tablet debossed with "A" on the light blue, marbled layer and "600" on the white layer. Each tablet provides 600 mg guaifenesin.

    US Patent No. 6,372,252 B1

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