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Generic Name: DECONGESTANT/DEXTROMETHORPHAN/ACETAMINOPHEN/GUAIFENESIN -
ORAL Children's Mucinex Cold-Fever Oral Precautions
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to any of its ingredients; or if you have any
other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause
allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
breathing problems (e.g., asthma, emphysema)
a certain eye problem (glaucoma)
high blood pressure
overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
trouble urinating (e.g., due to enlarged prostate)
use/abuse of alcohol
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use
machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you
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