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Robitussin Severe Congestion

Generic Name: Guaifenesin (pronounced gwye FEN-esin) and pseudoephedrine (pronounced soo-doe ee-FED).

Brand names include: Ambifed-G, Entex T, Maxifed, Mucinex, Mucinex, Mucinex, Mucinex, Mucinex, Mucinexx, Mucinex, Mucinex, Mucinex,
Drug class : Combinations for the upper respiratory tract

What is Robitussin Severe Congestion?

Robitussin is used to treat severe congestion in children and adults. It treats symptoms of allergies, such as a runny nose or stuffy nose. Other symptoms include watery eyes, itching, sinus pain, and coughing up mucus. This leaflet does not list all the brands of guaifenesin or pseudoephedrine. This medication guide does not list all possible uses for Robitussin Severe Constipation.

Side Effects of Robitussin Severe Congestion

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

Robitussin for severe congestion may cause serious side effects. Call your doctor immediately if:

  • Nervousness, dizziness, and sleep problems (insomnia).

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


If you've taken an mao inhibitor within the last 14 days, do not take robitussin severe cough. Drug interactions may occur. Mao inhibitors are isocarboxazid (linezolid), phenelzine, and tranylcypromine. Robitussin for severe constipation will not be more effective if you take more than the recommended dosage. It may also cause serious side effects.

Before you take this drug

Use robitussin severe constipation only if you've used mao inhibitors in the last 14 days. It is possible that a dangerous drug interaction will occur. Mao inhibitors are isocarboxazid (linezolid), phenelzine, and tranylcypromine.

Inform your physician of any of the following issues:

  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • diabetes;
  • A thyroid disorder
  • prostatic hypertrophy can cause urination issues.
  • Cough with mucus, or chronic cough caused by smoking, asthma, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd).

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing. Do not administer this medicine to an infant without consulting a doctor.

How to take Robitussin Severe Constipation?

Please adhere to the instructions listed on your label or those prescribed by your healthcare provider. Cold and cough medicines are only to be used for a short time. When giving Robitussin for severe constipation to a child, follow all instructions. Never use this medicine to put a child to sleep. If you take more than the recommended dosage, this medication will not be as effective and can cause serious side effects. Use the measuring device provided to measure liquid medicines (not a spoon). Do not chew or crush the extended-release tablet. Take it with water. If you change the brand, strength, or form of a medicine, your dose requirements may be different. Use the medication exactly as prescribed by your physician or on the label. If your symptoms don't improve or worsen after 7 days or you have a headache, rash, or fever, stop using the medicine and contact your doctor. Store away from heat and moisture at room temperature.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Robitussin is taken when necessary. You should not take any missed doses if you have a regular dosing regimen. Never use 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?

Before taking any other cold or cough medicines, ask your doctor or pharmacist if they contain similar ingredients.

Interaction with other drug

Before taking any other medications that may cause sleepiness, such as opioids, muscle relaxers, or medicines for anxiety or seizures, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Inform your doctor of all the medicines you take. Included are prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. This list does not include all possible interactions.