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Robitussin Ac

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Read the Robitussin Ac (guaifenesin and codeine) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects


Caution should be used when taking this product with sedatives, tranquilizers and drugs used for depression, especially monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). These combinations may cause greater sedation (drowsiness) than is caused by the products used alone.


Take orally as stated below or use as directed by a doctor.

    Adults and children 12 years of age and over: 2 teaspoonfuls every 4 hours, not to exceed 12 teaspoonfuls in a 24-hour period;

    children 6 to under 12 years: 1 teaspoonful every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 teaspoonfuls in a 24-hour period;

    children under 6 years: consult a doctor.

A special measuring device should be used to give an accurate dose of this product to children under 6 years of age. Giving a higher dose than recommended by a doctor could result in serious side effects for a child. Use of codeine-containing preparations is not recommended for children under 2 years of age. Do not exceed recommended dosage.

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This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004

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