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Robitussin Maximum Strength Cough Liquid, Robitussin Pediatric Cough Liquid (Wyeth)

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  • Active Ingredients (in each 5 mL tsp Robitussin Maximum Strength Cough):

    Dextromethorphan HBr, USP................... 15 mg

    (in each 5 mL tsp Robitussin Pediatric Cough Formula):

    Dextromethorphan HBr, USP................... 7.5 mg

    Uses:    temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold


    Do not use 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.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    • cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema

    Stop use and ask a doctor if cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. 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. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


    • do not take more than 4 doses in any 24-hr period

    Robitussin Maximum Strength Cough Suppressant

    • adults and children 12 yrs and over: 2 tsp every 6 to 8 hours, as needed
    • children under 12 yrs: ask a doctor

    Robitussin Pediatric Cough Suppressant

    • choose dosage by weight (if weight is not known, choose by age)
      • under 24 lbs (under 2 yrs): ask a doctor
      • 24-47 lbs (2 to under 6 yrs): 1 tsp every 6 to 8 hours
      • 48-95 lbs (6-under 12 yrs): 2 tsp every 6 to 8 hours
      • 96 lbs and over (12 yrs and older): 4 tsp every 6 to 8 hours

    Other Information:

    • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    • dosage cup provided

    Inactive Ingredients (Robitussin Maximum Strength Cough):    alcohol, citric acid, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glucose, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, menthol, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, water

    (Robitussin Pediatric Cough Formula):    citric acid, FD&C red no. 40, flavor, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate, water

    • each teaspoon contains:    sodium 5 mg

    How Supplied:    Robitussin Maximum Strength (dark red-colored) in bottles of 4 and 8 fl oz.

    Robitussin Pediatric (cherry-colored) in bottles of 4 fl oz.

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