NDC 68084-572 Mucinex

Guaifenesin

NDC Product Code 68084-572

NDC CODE: 68084-572

Proprietary Name: Mucinex What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.

Non-Proprietary Name: Guaifenesin What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.

Drug Use Information

Drug Use Information
The drug use information is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of a health care professional. Always ask a health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

  • This medication is used for the temporary relief of coughs caused by the common cold, bronchitis, and other breathing illnesses. This product is usually not used for ongoing cough from smoking or long-term breathing problems (such as chronic bronchitis, emphysema) unless directed by your doctor. Guaifenesin is an expectorant. It works by thinning and loosening mucus in the airways, clearing congestion, and making breathing easier. If you are self-treating with this medication, it is important to read the package instructions carefully before you start using this product to be sure it is right for you. (See also Precautions section.) Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or effective in children younger than 6 years. This product (sustained-release) is not recommended for use in children younger than 12 years unless specifically directed by the doctor. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details about using your product safely. These products do not cure or shorten the length of the common cold. To decrease the risk for side effects, carefully follow all dosage directions. Do not give other cough-and-cold medication that might contain the same or similar ingredients (see also Drug Interactions section). Ask the doctor or pharmacist about other ways to relieve cough and cold symptoms (such as drinking enough fluids, using a humidifier or saline nose drops/spray).

Product Characteristics

Color(s):
WHITE (C48325 - BLUE AND WHITE)
Shape: OVAL (C48345)
Size(s):
16 MM
Imprint(s):
MUCINEX;600
Score: 1

NDC Code Structure

  • 68084 - American Health Packaging

NDC 68084-572-01

Package Description: 100 BLISTER PACK in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE > 1 TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE in 1 BLISTER PACK (68084-572-11)

NDC Product Information

Mucinex with NDC 68084-572 is a a human over the counter drug product labeled by American Health Packaging. The generic name of Mucinex is guaifenesin. The product's dosage form is tablet, extended release and is administered via oral form.

Labeler Name: American Health Packaging

Dosage Form: Tablet, Extended Release - A solid dosage form containing a drug which allows at least a reduction in dosing frequency as compared to that drug presented in conventional dosage form.

Product Type: Human Otc Drug What kind of product is this?
Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.

Mucinex Active Ingredient(s)

What is the Active Ingredient(s) List?
This is the active ingredient list. Each ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

  • GUAIFENESIN 600 mg/1

Inactive Ingredient(s)

About the Inactive Ingredient(s)
The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product.

  • CARBOMER HOMOPOLYMER TYPE B (ALLYL PENTAERYTHRITOL CROSSLINKED) (UNII: HHT01ZNK31)
  • FD&C BLUE NO. 1 (UNII: H3R47K3TBD)
  • ALUMINUM OXIDE (UNII: LMI26O6933)
  • HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)
  • MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)
  • CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)

Administration Route(s)

What are the Administration Route(s)?
The translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.

  • Oral - Administration to or by way of the mouth.

Product Labeler Information

What is the Labeler Name?
Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.

Labeler Name: American Health Packaging
Labeler Code: 68084
FDA Application Number: NDA021282 What is the FDA Application Number?
This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

Marketing Category: NDA - A product marketed under an approved New Drug Application. What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

Start Marketing Date: 02-10-2016 What is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

Listing Expiration Date: 12-31-2021 What is the Listing Expiration Date?
This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

Exclude Flag: N - NO What is the NDC Exclude Flag?
This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA"s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions ("Y"), or because the listing certification is expired ("E"), or because the listing data was inactivated by FDA ("I"). Values = "Y", "N", "E", or "I".

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Information for Patients

Guaifenesin

Guaifenesin is pronounced as (gwye fen' e sin)

Why is guaifenesin medication prescribed?
Guaifenesin is used to relieve chest congestion. Guaifenesin may help control symptoms but does not treat the cause of symptoms or speed recovery. Guaifenesin is in a cla...
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Mucinex Product Labeling Information

The product labeling information includes all published material associated to a drug. Product labeling documents include information like generic names, active ingredients, ingredient strength dosage, routes of administration, appearance, usage, warnings, inactive ingredients, etc.

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Drug Facts

* The name MUCINEX


® and associated trademarked items are used with permission by Reckitt Benckiser


The drug product contained in this package is from NDC # 63824-008 Reckitt Benckiser.Packaged and Distributed by American Health Packaging, 2550 John Glenn Avenue, Suite A, Columbus, OH 43217057201


5500408/0915

Active Ingredient (In Each Extended-Release Bi-Layer Tablet)

Guaifenesin 600 mg

Purpose

Expectorant

Uses

Helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive

Do Not Use

  • For children under 12 years of age

Ask A Doctor Before Use If You Have

  • Persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema
  • Cough accompanied by too much phlegm (mucus)

Stop Use And Ask A Doctor If

  • Cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious illness.

Otc - Pregnancy Or Breast Feeding

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Otc - Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • Do not crush, chew, or break tablet
  • Take with a full glass of water
  • This product can be administered without regard for the timing of meals
  • Adults and children 12 years of age and over: 1 or 2 tablets every 12 hours. Do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours.
  • Children under 12 years of age: do not use

Other Information

  • FOR YOUR PROTECTION: Do not use if blister is torn or broken.
  • Store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive Ingredients

Carbomer homopolymer type B; FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake; hypromellose, USP; magnesium stearate, NF; microcrystalline cellulose, NF; sodium starch glycolate, NF

Questions?

1-866-MUCINEX (1-866-682-4639) for information about the drug product or to report side effects. For information about packaging, contact American Health Packaging at 1-800-707-4621.

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