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alka-seltzer plus® maximum strength cough & mucus dm

When you have a cold, you just want to forget about it. But the bothersome, annoying cough often comes back interrupting your day or night. Fight your cough and break up mucus with Alka-Seltzer Plus® Maximum Strength Cough & Mucus DM. Just one pill works 12 hours, all day or night.
  • Controls cough
  • Thins and loosens mucus
 
DRUG FACTS

What you should know about this product

USES
  • Helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid 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
 
DIRECTIONS
  • Do not 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 over: 1 tablet every 12 hours; not more than 2 tablets in 24 hours
  • Children under 12 years of age: do not use
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Please consult your purchased package for information specific to that product.
DRUG FACTS

What you should know
about this product

USES
  • Helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid 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
 
DIRECTIONS
  • Do not 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 over: 1 tablet every 12 hours; not more than 2 tablets in 24 hours
  • Children under 12 years of age: do not use
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS
  • Dextromethorphan HBr 60 mg (Cough suppressant)
  • Guaifenesin 1200 mg (Expectorant)
 

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS

carbomer homopolymer type B, copovidone, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium hydroxide, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide
WARNINGS
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 an 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.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).

The Drug Facts labeling information on this website may differ from the product labeling on purchased product.
Please consult your purchased package for information specific to that product.
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