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Robitussin 12-Hour Cough Relief

Generic name:dextromethorphan (dex-troeme-thorfan)
brand names: buckley’s mixture cough supressant children’s cough dm children’s robitussin 12-hour cough relief… Show all 19 brands.
Drug class: antitussives

What is Robitussin 12-Hour Cough Relief?

robitussin 12-hour cough relief is a cough suppressant used to treat the cough that results from a common flu or cold. The 12-hour cough relief from robitussin will not treat a persistent cough that is caused by tobacco or asthma. There are several brands and types of dextromethorphan. This leaflet does not list all brands.this medication guide does not list all possible uses for robitussin 12-hour cough relief.

Side effects of Robitussin 12-Hour Cough Relief

If you experience any of the following signs of an allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing and facial, lips or throat swelling. Seek medical assistance immediately.

Robitussin 12-hour cough relief can cause serious side effects. Call your doctor immediately if:

  • Severe nervousness and confusion
  • Severe dizziness or drowsiness;
  • Blurred vision
  • Urination that is painful or difficult

Robitussin 12-hour cough relief side effects may include:

  • nausea; diarrhea; loss of appetite
  • Dizziness;
  • Tingling; or
  • Feeling restless

There may be other side effects. Call your physician if experiencing side effects; alternatively, the fda can be reached at 1-800-fda-1088 if reporting them directly.


Use robitussin 12-hour cough relief only if you've used an mao inhibitor in the last 14 days. Examples include isocarboxazid (linezolid), methylene blue injection (phenelzine), rasagiline (selegiline), or tranylcypromine.

Before you take this drug

If you've taken an mao inhibitor in the last 14 days, do not take robitussin 12-hour cough relief. A dangerous drug interaction may occur. Mao inhibitors are isocarboxazid (linezolid), phenelzine (phenelzine injection), rasagiline (selegiline), methylene blue injection, and others.if you have an allergy to robitussin 12-hour cough relief, then it is best not to use it.if you have a medical condition, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether this medication is safe for use.robitussin 12-hour cough relief is not recommended for children younger than 12 years of age.consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.this medication may contain phenylalanine.if you suffer from phenylketonuria, read and follow all directions on your medication's label carefully.

How to take Robitussin 12-Hour Cough Relief ?

Follow the directions on the label or those prescribed by your physician. Cold and cough medicines should only be taken temporarily until all symptoms have subsided.measuring liquid medicine is important. Use the provided dosing device or a dose-measuring tool (not a spoon) to measure liquid medicine.if your symptoms don't improve within 7 days or you experience a fever, rash, or headache, call your doctor.tell your doctor or surgeon if you've taken robitussin 12-hour cough relief within the last few days if you are going to need surgery or a medical away from moisture, light, and heat. Store at room temperature, away from moisture, heat, and light.

What happens if i miss the dose?

Your cough and cold medication usage might not follow a set schedule - you might only take them when necessary. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip any missed dose. 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 determined how robitussin 12-hour cough relief affects you. You may be unable to react properly. Certain side effects can be exacerbated by alcohol consumption. Before using any over-the-counter medicines that contain ingredients similar to robitussin 12-hour cough relief, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interaction with other drug

This medicine should not be taken with any other medications that can cause drowsiness, slow breathing, or anxiety (such as a muscle relaxer or medication for seizures or anxiety). Before using any other medications, such as vitamins and herbs, consult your doctor or pharmacist. This medication guide does not list all possible interactions with other drugs.