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Mucinex Products
Mucinex and Maximum Strength Mucinex
Mucinex DM and Maximum Strength Mucinex DM
Mucinex D and Maximum Strength Mucinex D
Mucinex Products for Children
Mucinex Products Dosing
Patient Profiles

MUCINEX Adult Products Help Patients Get the Maximum Therapeutic Dose With Convenient BID Dosing*†1-3

Dosing for adults with chest congestion

MUCINEX dosing MUCINEX Maximum Strength dosing

*Use as directed

MUCINEX (600 mg guaifenesin)

  • 1 or 2 tablets every 12 hours1

Maximum Strength MUCINEX (1200 mg guaifenesin)

  • 1 tablet every 12 hours4

Dosing for adults with chest congestion + cough

MUCINEX DM dosing MUCINEX DM Maximum Strength dosing

*Use as directed

MUCINEX DM (600 mg guaifenesin +
30 mg dextromethorphan HBr)

  • 1 or 2 tablets every 12 hours3

Maximum Strength MUCINEX DM (1200 mg guaifenesin +
60 mg dextromethorphan HBr)

  • 1 tablet every 12 hours5

Dosing for adults with congestion + sinus pressure

MUCINEX D dosing MUCINEX D Maximum Strength dosing

*Use as directed

MUCINEX D (600 mg guaifenesin +
60 mg pseudoephedrine HCl)

  • 2 tablets every 12 hours2

Maximum Strength MUCINEX D (1200 mg guaifenesin + 120 mg pseudoephedrine HCl)

  • 1 tablet every 12 hours6

Mucinex products are indicated for adults and children 12 years of age and older.

MUCINEX Products for Children—kid-friendly forms that break up excess mucus and quiet cough

MUCINEX Mini-Melts dosing for children with chest congestion + cough7

MUCINEX mini-melts orange

*Use as directed

MUCINEX Cough Mini-Melts in Orange Creme flavor
100 mg guaifenesin + 5 mg dextromethorphan HBr per packet

  • 6 to under 12 years: 1 to 2 packets every 4 hours
  • 4 to under 6 years: 1 packet every 4 hours
  • Under 4 years: Do not use

MUCINEX Mini-Melts dosing for children with chest congestion7

MUCINEX mini-melts bubble gum

*Use as directed

MUCINEX Mini-Melts in Bubble Gum flavor
100 mg guaifenesin per packet

  • 6 to under 12 years: 1 to 2 packets every 4 hours
  • 4 to under 6 years: 1 packet every 4 hours
  • Under 4 years: Do not use

MUCINEX mini-melts grape

*Use as directed

MUCINEX Mini-Melts in Grape flavor 50 mg guaifenesin per packet

  • 6 to under 12 years: 2 to 4 packets every 4 hours
  • 4 to under 6 years: 1 to 2 packets every 4 hours
  • Under 4 years: Do not use

Dosing Steps for Unique Mini-Melts Technology7

MUCINEX mini-melts pouring

*Use as directed

  1. Open packet
  2. Sprinkle contents on tongue
  3. Swallow granules. Do not chew
  4. Begin to clear chest congestion

MUCINEX Liquids for Children

Alcohol-free liquid dosing for children with chest + nasal congestion7

MUCINEX liquid mixed berry

*Use as directed

MUCINEX Cold in Mixed Berry flavor
100 mg/5 mL guaifenesin +
2.5 mg/5 mL phenylephrine HCl

  • 6 to under 12 years: 2 tsp (10 mL) every 4 hours
  • 4 to under 6 years: 1 tsp (5 mL) every 4 hours
  • Under 4 years: Do not use

Alcohol-free liquid dosing for children with chest congestion + cough7

MUCINEX liquid cherry

*Use as directed

MUCINEX Cough in Cherry flavor
100 mg/5 mL guaifenesin +
5 mg/5 mL dextromethorphan HBr

  • 6 to under 12 years: 1 tsp (5 mL) to 2 tsp (10 mL) every 4 hours
  • 4 to under 6 years: ½ tsp (2.5 mL) to 1 tsp (5 mL) every 4 hours
  • Under 4 years: Do not use

Alcohol-free liquid dosing for children with chest congestion7

MUCINEX liquid grape

*Use as directed

MUCINEX in Grape flavor 100 mg/5 mL guaifenesin

  • 6 to under 12 years: 1 tsp (5 mL) to 2 tsp (10 mL) every 4 hours
  • 4 to under 6 years: ½ tsp (2.5 mL) to 1 tsp (5 mL) every 4 hours
  • Under 4 years: Do not use

The active ingredients in MUCINEX Products for Children are recognized as safe and effective when used as directed.


Only MUCINEX Cough Mini-Melts in Orange Creme flavor and MUCINEX Cough Liquid in Cherry flavor are indicated to control cough.

References: 1. Mucinex product labeling. 2. Mucinex D product labeling. 3. Mucinex DM product labeling. 4. Maximum Strength Mucinex product labeling. 5. Maximum Strength Mucinex DM product labeling.
6. Maximum Strength Mucinex D product labeling. 7. Mucinex for Children product labeling.

MUCINEX in. mucus out.

Use as directed.