Cheratussin AC

Active Ingredient(s): Codeine + Guaifenesin
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold



Cheratussin AC Overview

Robitussin DAC (more commonly known as its generic form, Cheratussin DAC) is a narcotic cold medicine that is available in the United States as a solution. A version without pseudoephedrine is called Robitussin AC. Robitussin products are available over the counter in many countries worldwide. Robitussin DAC/AC is available in the United States by prescription only. Robitussin is manufactured on Darbytown Road in Richmond, Virginia, at a site once owned by the drug's developer, AH Robins; its...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robitussin_DAC#Robitussin_AC.2FCheratussin_AC

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CHERATUSSIN AC SYRUP
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## perscribed for cough ## I am currently taking Chertusiin AC syrup for extreme coughing due to a bad case of bronchitis. I have not had a good nights sleep for the past 3 nights since the coughing worsens at night. There are no other cough medications that seems to work. This is helping. ## I was prescribed this for allergies and persistent dry cough. Dosage = 1 teaspoon (5ml), bur it does not work at this dosage, so I take 2. Any one else have this experience? ## Cyndi, yes. I was prescribed this for sever cough/cold. Was told to take 1-2 teaspoons every 4 hours but I have had to take 4 teaspoons every 4 hours to start to get relief. I'm going to call the doctor for a stronger dose or something else. It works, just in higher doses for me. ## I have severe allergies,my head is com...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
cheratussin ac syrup qua overdose
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What happens if you drink alot of this stuff? ## Well, as with the abuse of any medication, be it prescription or over the counter, you run the risk of getting sick, causing organ damage or possibly killing yourself. Cheratussin AC contains Codeine and Guaifensin, the Codeine is a narcotic, so this makes it even more dangerous as you can overdose on these fairly quickly. You can read more here: Do you have any other questions? ## I accidently given my child 2/3 mg of Cheratussin AC for a cough. The prescribed dosage is 1/3mg. He's fine and playing, is there's anything I need to worry about or if anything he might just get sleepy? ## I have a stomach ache that feels like poison...intense [pain beyond measure ## it's ok, i just drank it, it's good. Like three six mafia sai...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
expired Cheratussin AC
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Is it safe to take Cheratussin AC that has been in the fridge but expired Dec 2013? ## Hello, Angvil! How are you? No, liquid medications tend to degrade much faster than others forms, plus they may actually turn and could make you ill, if you take it. It would be best to dispose of it and see your doctor for a new prescription, if you need to take it. Cheratussin AC is classified by the FDA a narcotic cough suppressant. It carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, constipation and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 4 months ago.
 
phenergan and cherratussin
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I went to hospital they gave me a prescription for cherratussin ac syrup and Ventolin inhaler plus gave me a steroid shot for bronchitis. Took cough syrup 2 hours ago still coughing so hard I am vomiting. Can I take phenergan? ## I have a full bottle of Cheratussin AC Syrup that expired Feb 13,2014. Can I still use it? I've read up to one year. ## Sheila the medical field will warn you not to take any expired meds BUT most meds retain their effectiveness for several years. ## @Christy (original poster), Sorry to hear about the vomiting. I know that must be rough on you. As far as drug interactions are concerned, research from umm.edu does not list any interactions between Phenergan + Cheratussin AC + Ventolin (Albuterol). In that respect I don't see why you wouldn't be able ...
Updated 5 months ago.
 
ok to take 2 year expired cheratussin ac
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Found my old bottle but expired July 2012.. is it OK to take it? ## Liquids have a much shorter shelf life, because they tend to degrade faster than other forms of medications and they can also turn rancid, which could make you ill. Thus, it would be best to just dispose of it. Is there anything else I can help with? ## it is fine sorry i didn't see this before. I have saved mined up to 4 yrs. & it worked.... I work for a chemist & he told me aspirin integrity stays intact 30 yrs. However this is NOT the formula for all drugs, but from personal exp. my cough med, stayed intact fine. Ever notice on all drugs now-a-days says expires in one year. what a miracle that everything goes bad in 12 months at the same time. ## We have the same thing, 2 year old Ceratussin AC and hubby ...
Updated 8 months ago.
 
NO SLEEP
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My husband has been taking Cheratussin AC 10-100MG/5ML. He has not slept since he started taking it. (over 46 hours). He has bronchitis and is coughing a lot. Should he not take this. He is 73 and no sleep concerns me. ## I'm not sure what might be causing his insomnia, it could be due to the coughing itself, that can make it very hard to sleep. The medication shouldn't cause it, since one of the ingredients is Codeine, which usually causes drowsiness. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Is he taking anything else? Has he gotten any sleep, yet?
Updated 11 months ago.
 
syrup hydro
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I've took Cheratussin AC, M-End DM, neither even touches my cough, it's been going on for over a month and a half now! My question is whats a good cough medicine that will work? I also am prescribed 10/325 Lortab. So if there was a good cough syrup that would work if it had hydro in it, would I be able to be prescribed it since Im on Lortabs? Besides the hydro cough syrups that are available, Ive heard M-End WC works well, along w/Promethazine/Codeine. Which is better? Any help would be appreciated as my nurse is calling me at 8:00am this morning to see which I think will work for me. ## Hello, Cassie! How are you? What did you deduce to try? There's really no way for anyone else to say which one is best, because different medications can work different for everyone that tri...
Updated 1 year ago.
 
cheratussin ac syrup light pink
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I want to no is the light pink syrup is good ## Hi Lenora, Just to confirm, Cheratussin AC syrup is listed by the manufacturer as being a pink, cherry colored liquid. So based on your description I think the quality of your product should be fine - unless it happens to be expired? You can learn more about this drug on the page for Cheratussin AC Details I hope this helps!
Updated 1 year ago.
 
cheratussin AC Expectorant
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Cough suppressant ## Cheratussin AC contains the active ingredients Guaifenesin and Codeine, it is used as a cough suppressant and expectorant. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and constipation. There is also a chance that this medication could be habit forming. Learn more Codeine details here and you can learn more Guaifenesin details here. Are there any questions or concerns?
Updated 2 years ago.
 
Cheratussin Ac Syp
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I just got cheratussin ac and it is very very light pink almost clear, Is this the right color? I am asking because it is not making me drowsy and is not helping my cough very much. ## Cheratussin AC - Syrup contains Codeine (10 mg) + Guaifenesin (100 mg) per 5 mL. As far as I'm concerned, if your label is similar to the one in the link below, then it is supposed to be a very light reddish pink color: NOTE: You may have to scroll down the page to see the label. As you can see, they put "red #40" in the inactive ingredient list. Whether or not the color matches is one thing, but if it doesn't work for you then you need to consider contacting your doctor or pharmacy about stronger forms of this medication. It sounds to me like you might need something double that strength ...
Updated 2 years ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Codeine + Guaifenesin
  • Liquid: 10mg/5ml + 100mg/5ml, 2.5mg/5ml + 75mg/5ml
  • Syrup: 10mg/5ml + 100mg/5ml, 10mg/5ml + 200mg/5ml, 10mgl5ml + 100mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 10mg + 300mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cheratussin AC: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0603-1075 Cheratussin Ac Oral Liquid by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 21695-421 Cheratussin Ac Oral Liquid by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 50090-0423 Cheratussin Ac Oral Liquid by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 50090-1156 Cheratussin Ac Oral Liquid by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-3146 Cheratussin Ac Oral Liquid by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-6164 Cheratussin Ac Oral Liquid by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 55045-1495 Cheratussin Ac Oral Liquid by Dispensing Solutions, Inc.
  • 68788-9066 Cheratussin Ac Oral Liquid by Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc

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