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About Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief
If you're struggling with a mucus cough and congestion, give Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief a try. It offers symptomatic, soothing relief from these bothersome symptoms.
Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief information
What is Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief and what is it used for?
Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief 100ml helps to alleviate stubborn mucus coughs and congestion by controlling the cough reflex and providing a soothing effect. Suitable for adults and children over the age of 12 years, it works to alleviate the discomfort of a mucus-laden cough.
Always follow the directed usage instructions. If your cough is accompanied by any kind of illness, ensure you stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. If you are experiencing pain or a fever alongside your cough, it is safe to take painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen along with Robitussin.
How does Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief work?
The active ingredient in Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief is guaifenesin, part of a group of medicines known as expectorants. It effectively provides relief from persistent mucus coughs and congestion. The non-drowsy formula (Pseudoephedrine) ensures it can be used throughout the day. Its liquid format makes it easy to administer.
Alternatives to Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief
Experiencing coughs and colds at any time of the year is incredibly common. There is therefore plenty of choices when it comes to treating an irritating cough and it is often down to personal preference as to what treatment you prefer. Often cold and flu treatments also contain decongestants and painkillers so it is important to read the product descriptions of each treatment carefully.
Examples of alternative treatments include:
If you have been taking any cold and flu treatment for 5 days and have not noticed an improvement to your cough or your condition has worsened you should speak to a doctor for advice.
Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief dosage
This product is for oral use only. Robitussin is NOT suitable for children under the age of 12.
Adults, the elderly and children over the age of 12: Take 10ml up to 4 times daily, as required.
Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief ingredients
Active ingredients: Each 5 ml of liquid contains: Guaifenesin 100 mg, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride 30 mg
Also contains: Maltitol (E965), Sorbitol Solution 70%, Carmellose Sodium, Disodium Edetate, Sodium Benzoate (E211), Sodium Cyclamate, Amaranth (E123), Caramel (E150), Ethanol 2.7% v/v
Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief side effects
Like all medicines, Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief can cause side effects, although not everybody will experience them. If you experience any of the following, discontinue using this product and seek advice from your doctor:
- Allergic reactions such as, itchy skin or rashes, difficulty breathing, faster heart rate or swelling of the face or throat
- Stomach upset
- Dizziness, drowsiness mental confusion
If you are concerned about any side effects you should speak to a doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible for advice.
Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief warnings
- Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist
- Seek advice before using if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or suffer from allergies
Robitussin Mucus Cough and Congestion Relief and other medicines
Robitussin should not be used at the same time as taking any other medicines for coughs or colds, as they could contain the same active ingredients and lead to you exceeding the daily recommendation. Also, cough expectorants can produce an opposite reaction so advice should always be taken from your doctor or a pharmacist.
Please read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly for full details on warnings and precautions associated with this treatment.