Due to their extended-release formulation, Mucinex® tablets should not be crushed, chewed or be broken. If the tablets are too large or difficult for you to swallow, please speak with your healthcare provider.
Mucinex® tablets do not have to be taken with meals but should be taken with a full glass of water.
250ml (8oz) is considered a full glass of water.
Speak with your healthcare provider if you are under a doctor's care for an existing medical condition or are taking any other medication before taking Mucinex products.
No, the Mucinex® product dosage for adults and children 12 years of age and older should be followed using the dosing directions on the product label. There is no adjustment for BMI. For further questions, please contact your healthcare provider.
Please speak with your healthcare provider.
Some individuals may start to feel the effects soon after dosing while for others it may take longer or it may take several doses. If you have any additional questions, please be sure to speak with your healthcare provider.
As you have probably noted on the product labeling, the typical duration is limited short-term use. If you have any additional questions regarding treatment, please check with your healthcare provider.
Product information relating to appropriate age and dosing information can be found on the product label.
While Mucinex® tablets are not formulated with any ingredient containing gluten, we do not test or certify them to be “gluten-free”.
No, they do not contain a sleep aid.
No, they are not coated in any way.
Mucinex® is extended release bi-layer tablets. One side is the immediate release layer while the other side is the extended-release layer. The product in the blister packages only show one side of the tablet.
Yes, this is normal and is caused by the guaifenesin (expectorant) in the tablets.
It is not advisable to use products stored outside of the recommended storage temperatures since pharmaceutical products have a specific storage temperature range. The temperature should be maintained to ensure the product’s ability to produce beneficial effects. Please refer to the product labeling for storage temperature information.
We do not recommend using expired product and cannot assure the safety and effectiveness of a product past its expiration date.