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Max Tussin Cough + Chest Congestion DM Sugar Free

Generic Name: dextromethorphan and guaifenesin [DEX-troe-me-THOR-fan and Gwye-FEN-esin]

Brand Names: Adult Cough DM. Children Giltuss Cough & Chest Congestion. Children’s Delsym Cough+Chest Congestion DM. Children’s Robitussin Cough & Chest.

Drug Class: Upper Respiratory Combinations

What is Max Tussin Cough +Chest congestion DM?

Dextromethorphan works as a Cough suppressant. Guaifenesin works as an expectorant. Max Tussin Chest Congestion + Cough DM Sugar-Free is a combination medication used to treat chest congestion and cough caused by allergies or the common flu.The Dextromethorphan does not treat a cough caused by smoking.This leaflet does not list all the brands or forms of medication that are available. This medication guide does not list all possible uses for Max Tussin Chest Congestion + Cough DM Sugar-Free.

Side effects of Max Tussin Cough + Chest Congestion DM

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips or throat.

Call your doctor immediately if:

  • Mood changes
  • Headache or severe
  • Feeling like you could pass out or dizziness;

Max Tussin Chest Congestion + Cough DM Sugar-Free may cause the following side effects:

  • dizziness, drowsiness;
  • sleep problems (insomnia);
  • diarrhea; or
  • Feeling nervous, restless or anxious;.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice regarding potential side effects, call your healthcare provider immediately. FDA can be contacted at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects.


If you've taken an MAO-inhibitor in the last 14 days (such as isocarboxazid or linezolid), this medicine should not be used.

Before you taking this drug.

If you have taken MAO inhibitors in the last 14 days, do not use Max Tussin Chest Congestion + Cough DM Sugar-Free. Drug Interaction may occur. MAO inhibitors are isocarboxazid (linezolid), methylene-blue injection, phenelzine and selegiline.

If you suffer from:

  • A cough that produces mucus
  • asthma emphysema or chronic lung disease.

Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.

How to take Max Tussin Cough + Chest congestion DM?

Follow the directions on the label or those prescribed by your physician. Cold and cough medicines are only to be used for a short time until symptoms have cleared up. Follow the directions on the label when giving cough medicine or cold medicine. Never use cough and cold medicine to put a child to sleep. Measuring liquid medicine is important. Use the provided dosing device or a dose-measuring tool (not a spoon) to measure liquid medicine. It may be necessary to shake the liquid prior to measuring a dose. Please follow all instructions on the label. Do not chew, crush or break the extended-release tablet. The granules can be sprinkled directly on your tongue. Swallow immediately. While taking this medication, drink extra fluids in order to loosen congestion and lubricate the throat. If your symptoms don't improve within 7 days or you experience a rash or headaches, call your doctor. Tell the surgeon if you've taken the medicine in the last few days if you are going to need any kind of surgery. Store away from heat and moisture at room temperature.

What happens if I miss a dose of the medication?

Max Tussin Chest Congestion + Cough DM Sugar-Free is taken as needed. You may not have a regular dosing regimen. If the time of next dosage comes then don't take the missed dosage with it. Never take two doses in one go.

What happens if I overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for Poison Help or seek immediate medical attention.

What should be avoided?

Do not drive or engage in hazardous activities until you have experienced the effects of Max Tussin Chest Congestion DM sugar free. You may be unable to react properly. Alcohol consumption can have side effects when taken with this medication. Before using any other cold or cough medicines, ask your doctor or pharmacist if they contain similar ingredients.

Interaction with other drugs

Use this medicine only if you are not taking any other medications that can cause drowsiness, slow breathing, or anxiety (such as an opioid, muscle relaxants, or medicines for seizures). Before using this medication, ask your doctor or pharmacist if you also use any other medications, such as vitamins and herbal remedies. When used together, some medicines can have unwanted or harmful effects. This medication guide does not list all possible interactions.