Oratuss 12 Oral Tablet, Extended Release 60-600-15Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Oratuss 12: Oral tablet, extended release (60-600-15mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CARBETAPENTANE; GUAIFENESIN; PHENYLEPHRINE (kar bay ta PEN tane; gwye FEN e sin; fen il EF rin) is a combination of a cough suppressant and expectorant, and a decongestant. It is used to relieve cough and congestion from a cold, the flu, sinus congestion, and bronchitis. This medicine will not treat an infection.

In-Depth Information

Oratuss 12 Sustained-Release Tablet

NDC: 672040273
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)





Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Oratuss 12 Sustained-Release Tablet
Daily Life Interactions for Oratuss 12 Sustained-Release Tablet

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 Oratuss 12 Sustained-Release Tablet(Carbetapentane Citrate)
Alcohol and Carbetapentane(Carbetapentane Citrate)
You may feel drowsy or more tired if you have alcohol-containing drinks while taking products that contain Carbetapentane. Decreased alertness, drowsiness, falls, or other side effects may occur. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Oratuss 12 Sustained-Release Tablet(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.
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.


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