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Since Maximum Strength Mucinex® D contains pseudoephedrine, federal regulations require that it be kept behind the pharmacy counter. Simply ask your pharmacist for a box.

Please note: in Oregon and Mississippi, a prescription is required.

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Maximum Strength

Maximum Strength Mucinex® D

Relieves:

A Powerful Nasal Decongestant & Expectorant to Help Relieve Congestion — to the Max

Dealing with a stuffy nose and excess mucus gets old fast. But Maximum Strength Mucinex® D provides sinus pressure and congestion relief that gets to work quickly — and lasts for 12 hours. You’ll get a powerful combination of pseudoephedrine, to help you breathe more freely, and guaifenesin, to get rid of that excess mucus. And thanks to the extended-release layer of the unique bi-layer tablet, one dose of Maximum Strength
Mucinex® D last for 12 hours.

Maximum Strength Mucinex® D:

  • Clears nasal congestion
  • Relieves sinus congestion & pressure
  • Thins & loosens mucus
  • Works for 12 hours
  • Maximum Strength Formula
  • Comes in 24- & 36-count packs

Use as directed.

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  • Adults & Children 12 Years and older

    • dose cup 1 tablet every 12 hours

    • No more than 2 tablets in 24 hours

  • Children Under 12 Years

    • DO NOT USE

Active Ingredients (in each tablet)

Purposes

Guaifenesin 1200 mg

Expectorant

Pseudoephedrine HCI 120 mg

Nasal Decongestant

CLICK HERE to view the complete drug facts for Maximum Strength Mucinex® D Caplet

WHAT DOES MUCUS DO ANYWAY?

If you need a phlegm primer, click here to learn more about the role mucus plays in your health.

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Recommended Dosage

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

1 tablet every 12 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

2 tablets every 12 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

20 mL (in dosing cup provided) every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

2 caplets every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

20 mL (in dosing cup provided) every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

2 caplets every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

Take 2 liquid gels every 4 hours,

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

20 mL (in dosing cup provided) every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

2 caplets every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Active Ingredient

Guaifenesin 1200 mg

Pseudoephedrine HCI 120 mg

Guaifenesin 600 mg

Pseudoephedrine HCI 60 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg

Guaifenesin 400 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Acetaminophen 650 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg

Guaifenesin 400 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Acetaminophen 650 mg

Guaifenesin 400 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Chest Congestion

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Cough

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Sinus Pressure

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Stuffy Nose

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Runny Nose

Sore Throat

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Fever

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Headache

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Sneezing