Active Ingredients:   Each teaspoonful (5 mL) contains Guaifenesin 100 mg and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 5 mg.

Inactive Ingredients:   Caramel, Citric Acid, D&C Red No. 33, Disodium Edetate, FD&C Red No. 40, Flavors, Poloxamer 407, Polyethylene Glycol, Propyl Gallate, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Saccharin Sodium, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Citrate, and Sorbitol Solution.

  Temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation occurring with the common cold. Helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes and make coughs more productive.

Directions:   Follow dosage recommendations below, or as directed by a doctor. Dosage may be repeated every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 doses in 24 hours.

Benylin® Expectorant
Adults and children 12
years of age
and over
Four (4) teaspoonfuls
Children 6 to
under 12 years
of age
Two (2) teaspoonfuls
Children 2 to
under 6 years
of age
One (1) teaspoonful
Children under
2 years of age
Consult a doctor

Warning:  A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition. If cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache, consult a doctor. Do not take this product for persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema, or where cough is accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus) unless directed by a doctor. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. KEEP THIS AND ALL DRUGS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Drug Interaction Precaution:   Do not use this product if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson' disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you are uncertain whether your prescription drug contains an MAOI, consult a health professional before taking this product.

Store at room temperature 59°-86°F.

How Supplied:   Benylin Expectorant is available in 4 oz. bottles.


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