Mucinex DM Maximum Strength Expectorant & Cough Suppressant Extended Release Bi-Layer Tablets - 28 Count product details page

Mucinex DM Maximum Strength Expectorant & Cough Suppressant Extended Release Bi-Layer Tablets - 28 Count

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Product Information

  • Active ingredientPurpose
    In Each Extended-Release Bi-Layer Tablet: Dextromethorphan HBr (60 mg),Expectorant.
    Guaifenesin (1200 mg).
  • Uses
  • Helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid of the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive.

    • Temporarily Relieves: 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.

      • Warnings
      • Other warnings
        • Do not use if carton is open or if printed seal on blister is broken or missing.
      • 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 MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
      • Ask a doctor before use if
        • 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.
      • Pregnancy/breast-feeding warning
        • If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
      • Directions

        • Do not crush, chew, or break tablet. Take with full glass of water. This product can be administered without regard for timing of meals. Store at 68-77 ° F (20-25 degree C).
      • Adults and Children 12 Years and Older:

        • 1 tablet every 12 hoursnot more than 2 tablets in 24 hours.
      • Children Under 12 Years of Age:

        • Do not use.

      Other Information:

      • Store at 20-25 ° C (68-77 ° F.

      Inactive Ingredients:

      Carbomer Homopolymer Type B,D&C Yellow 10 Aluminum Lake,Hypromellose,USP,Magnesium Stearate,NF,Microcrystalline Cellulose,NF,Sodium Starch Glycolate,NF.

      From the Manufacturer


      • Relieves these Symptoms:

        • Quiets wet coughs caused by mucus
        • Controls irritating dry coughs
        • Thins and breaks up mucus, making coughs more productive

         Use as directed.

      • Quiets Wet and Dry Coughs

        Maximum Strength Mucinex DM extended-release tablets help control both wet and dry coughs for 12 hours. In addition, the extended-release tablets start to work quickly to break up mucus and relieve chest congestion.
      • Works for 12 Hours

        Only Mucinex DM has a bi-layer tablet with maximum-strength medicines to fight wet coughs caused by mucus as well as irritating dry coughs. Plus, Mucinex DM works for 12 hours. The extended-release bi-layer tablet is designed with two layers. The first layer is absorbed quickly by your body for fast relief. The other layer dissolves slowly to continue relieving your wet or dry cough for 12 hours.
      • Mucinex: #1 with Doctors, Pharmacists, and Consumers

        You're too busy with family, home, and work to let sickness slow you down. You need a brand you can trust to get the job done. That's why there's Mucinex. Mucinex is the #1 doctor recommended1 , #1 pharmacist recommended2  3  and #1 most popular4  OTC expectorant brand. Mucinex products all have the dependable, mucus-busting power to show Mr. Mucus the way out of your system, so your family can keep up with life.
      • Package Contents

        One box of Maximum Strength Mucinex DM extended-release bi-layer tablets (28 tablets per box).

      Mucinex Products for All of Your Worst Symptoms

      Chest Congestion
      Dry Cough
      Nasal Congestion
      Sore Throat
      Runny Nose/Sneezing
      1 Mucinex is the #1 doctor recommended OTC expectorant among Internists, General Practitioners, and Family Practitioners. IMS Health, NDTI (National Disease Therapeutic Index), MAT 52 Weeks Ending March 2012
      2 OTC Expectorants: 2011 Survey of Pharmacist Recommendations: Pharmacy Times, June 2012
      3 Among Adult Expectorants and Adult Multisymptom Cold or Flu products. Pharmacy Today Annual Over-the-Counter Survey, February 2012
      4 Based on A.C. Nielsen unit sales data for the 52-week period ending November 25, 2012