This cough medicine may be recommended to you if you suffer with a temporary chesty and productive cough. This means a cough that produces phlegm, usually caused by a buildup of mucus in the lungs.
Robitussin may be right for you as long as you are not allergic or sensitive to any of the ingredients, including guaifenesin, in the solution.
Talk to your doctor before using this medicine if you have asthma, are pregnant or breastfeeding. This cough syrup is not suitable for children under the age of 12.
This cough medicine is for oral use only. You should measure your dose by using the dosing cup provided. To not take more than the recommended dose.
The recommended dose for adults, the elderly and children over the age of 12 is 10 ml, taken up to a maximum of four times per day.
Do not use for more than 7 days. If your cough persists or if you are experiencing additional symptoms such as shortness of breath, fever or a rash, contact your doctor or GP.
Side effects from using Robitussin are rare, but as with all medicines, some users may experience them while others will not.
Possible side effects include feeling sick or being sick. If you are experiencing any side effects, you should stop using this medicine and talk to your doctor as soon as possible.
It is important that you talk to your doctor if you have had a cough for a long time that doesn’t get better. If you suffer with asthma attacks, it is always best to talk to your doctor before using cough medicines.
Robitussin contains small amounts of alcohol (214mg per 10 ml cough medicine). Please keep this in mind if you suffer from alcoholism, have any liver problems or epilepsy.
If you are unsure of the suitability of Robitussin chesty cough medicine, it is always best to talk to your GP or doctor before use. Also let your pharmacist or doctor know if you are taking any other medicines. This will help reduce the risk of side effects and drug interactions while helping you get the best results from this treatment.
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