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HEB Tussin DM Drug Facts

ADULT TUSSIN DM - dextromethorphan hydrobromide and guaifenesin liquid 

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HEB Tussin DM Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 5 mL tsp)

Dextromethorphan HBr, USP 10 mg

Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg


Cough suppressant



  • temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes


Do not use

  • 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

  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema

Stop use and ask a doctor if

cough lasts for more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or persistent headache. A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition.

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.


  • do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
  • this adult product is not intended for use in children under 12 years of age
age dose

adults and children

12 years and over
2 tsp every 4 hours
children under 12 years do not use

Other information

  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate

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Tussin DM


Cough Suppressant (Dextromethorphan HBr)

Expectorant (Guaifenesin)



Chest Congestion Mucus

For ages 12 & over

Alcohol Free

Dosage Cup Included

Tussin DM Carton

Tussin DM Carton

dextromethorphan hydrobromide, guaifenesin liquid
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:37808-359
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Product Characteristics
Color RED (Orange-Red) Score     
Shape Size
Flavor CHERRY Imprint Code
# Item Code Package Description Multilevel Packaging
1 NDC:37808-359-26 1 BOTTLE ( BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON contains a BOTTLE
1 118 mL in 1 BOTTLE This package is contained within the CARTON (37808-359-26)
2 NDC:37808-359-34 1 BOTTLE ( BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON contains a BOTTLE
2 237 mL in 1 BOTTLE This package is contained within the CARTON (37808-359-34)
3 NDC:37808-359-40 1 BOTTLE ( BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON contains a BOTTLE
3 355 mL in 1 BOTTLE This package is contained within the CARTON (37808-359-40)

Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph final part341 08/09/1991

Labeler - H E B (007924756)

Revised: 06/2009 H E B

Reproduced with permission of U.S. National Library of Medicine

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