Active Ingredient:   Each teaspoonful (5 mL) contains: Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 15 mg.

Inactive Ingredients:   Caramel, Citric Acid, D&C Red No. 33, FD&C Red No. 40, Flavors, Glycerin, Poloxamer 407, Polysorbate 20, Purified Water, Saccharin Sodium, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Sodium Citrate, and Sorbitol Solution.

Indication: Temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation occurring with the common cold.

Directions:   Follow dosage recommendations below, or as directed by a doctor. Dosage may be repeated every 6 to 8 hours, not to exceed 4 doses in 24 hours.

Benylin® Adult Formula
Adults and
children 12
years of age
and over
Two (2) teaspoonfuls
6 to under
12 years of age
One (1) teaspoonful
2 to under
6 years of age
One-half ( 1 / 2 )
under 2
years of age
Consult a doctor

:  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, emphysema, or if 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 Adult Formula is supplied in 4 oz. bottles.


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