Mucinex Children'S Congestion & Cough Oral Solution 5-100-2.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Mucinex Children's Congestion & Cough: Oral solution (5-100-2.5mg)

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Mucinex Children's Congestion & Cough Liquid

NDC: 638240283
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cough, Common Cold, Nasal Congestion

Storage Information
Do not refrigerate
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Mucinex Children's Congestion & Cough Liquid

Reported Side Effects for Mucinex Children's Congestion & Cough Liquid

Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Mucinex Children's Congestion & Cough Liquid

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Mucinex Children's Congestion & Cough Liquid(Phenylephrine Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Phenylephrine(Phenylephrine Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Phenylephrine. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Phenylephrine may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, tremor, or other side effects.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Mucinex Children's Congestion & Cough Liquid(Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide)
Grapefruit juice and Dextromethorphan(Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide)
Grapefruit juice may increase the actions of Dextromethorphan. Side effects from the Dextromethorphan may get worse if you drink grapefruit juice. It may be best to avoid drinking grapefruit juice while you are taking Dextromethorphan.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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