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Health Mart Cough DM (McKesson)

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SUSPENSION 1 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON (62011-0176-1) > 89 mL in 1 BOTTLE Label Information

Complete Health Mart Cough DM Information

  • Active ingredient (in each 5 mL)

    Dextromethorphan polistirex equivalent to 30 mg dextromethorphan hydrobromide


  • Purpose

    Cough suppressant


  • Uses

    temporarily relieves

    • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants
    • the impulse to cough to help you get to sleep

  • Warnings

    Do not use

    if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson’s disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

    Allergy Alert: Contains sodium metabisulfite, a sulfite that may cause allergic-type reactions.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • chronic cough that lasts as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • side effects occur. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
    • cough lasts more than 7 days, cough comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use.


  • Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).


  • Directions

    • shake bottle well before use
    • measure only with dosing cup provided
    • do not use dosing cup with other products
    • dose as follows or as directed by doctor
    • mL = milliliter

    adults and children 12 years of age and over

    10 mL every 12 hours, not to exceed 20 mL in 24 hours

    children 6 to under 12 years of age

    5 mL every 12 hours, not to exceed 10 mL in 24 hours

    children 4 to under 6 years of age

    2.5 mL every 12 hours, not to exceed 5 mL in 24 hours

    children under 4 years of age

    do not use


  • Other information

    • each 5 mL contains: sodium 5 mg
    • store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
    • dosing cup provided

  • Inactive Ingredients

    D&C Red #30 aluminum lake, D&C Yellow #10 aluminum lake, flavor, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, methylparaben, polysorbate 80, polyvinyl acetate, povidone, propylparaben, purified water, sodium metabisulfite, sodium polystyrene sulfonate, sucrose, tartaric acid, tragacanth gum, triacetin, xanthan gum


  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-719-9260


  • Package/Label Principal Display Panel

    compare to Delsym® active ingredient

    cough DM

    dextromethorphan polistirex extended-release oral suspension

    cough suppressant

    day or night

    contains sodium metabisulfite, a sulfite that may cause allergic-type reactions

    12 hour cough relief

    dosing cup included

    alcohol-free - gluten free

    orange-flavored liquid

    3 fl oz (89 mL)

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    HEALTH MART COUGH DM 
    dextromethorphan polistirex suspension
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:62011-0176
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (DEXTROMETHORPHAN - UNII:7355X3ROTS) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 30 mg  in 5 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    POLISTIREX (UNII: 5H9W9GTW27)  
    D&C RED NO. 30 (UNII: 2S42T2808B)  
    D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP (UNII: XY6UN3QB6S)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    POLYSORBATE 80 (UNII: 6OZP39ZG8H)  
    POLYVINYL ACETATE (UNII: 32K497ZK2U)  
    POVIDONES (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    PROPYLPARABEN (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SODIUM METABISULFITE (UNII: 4VON5FNS3C)  
    SODIUM POLYSTYRENE SULFONATE (UNII: 1699G8679Z)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    TARTARIC ACID (UNII: W4888I119H)  
    TRAGACANTH (UNII: 2944357O2O)  
    TRIACETIN (UNII: XHX3C3X673)  
    XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color ORANGE Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor ORANGE Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:62011-0176-1 1 in 1 CARTON 08/28/2012
    1 89 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    ANDA ANDA091135 08/28/2012
    Labeler - McKesson (177667227)