Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations Oral Solution 10-100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations: Oral solution (10-100mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CODEINE; GUAIFENESIN (KOE deen; gwye FEN e sin) is a cough suppressant and expectorant. It helps to stop or reduce coughing due to the common cold or inhaled irritants. It will not treat an infection.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations: Oral solution(10-100mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Cheratussin AC 100mg-10mg/5ml Expectorant Cough Suppressant

NDC: 006031075
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cough, Common Cold

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Cheratussin AC 100mg-10mg/5ml Expectorant Cough Suppressant

Reported Side Effects for Cheratussin AC 100mg-10mg/5ml Expectorant Cough Suppressant

Miosis Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
7.0-24.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
15.0-90.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
15.0-41.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
24.0-50.0%*
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 Cheratussin AC 100mg-10mg/5ml Expectorant Cough Suppressant

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.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Cheratussin AC 100mg-10mg/5ml Expectorant Cough Suppressant(Codeine Phosphate)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Codeine Phosphate)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

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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