What is Robitussin chesty cough medicine used for ?
This medicine contains the active ingredient guaifenesin. This belongs to a group of medicines called
cough expectorants that work by changing an unproductive cough to a cough that is more productive
and less frequent.
How do you use Robitussin chesty cough medicine ?
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: Take 10 ml up to four times daily, as required.
Children under 12 years: Do not use.
Use the dosing cup provided with the pack.
Do not exceed the stated dose. No more than four doses should be taken in any 24 hours.
Stop using this medicine and ask a healthcare professional if you have had a cough for more
than 7 days or if you have any other symptoms which might be related to your cough, for example
fever, rash, persistent headache or shortness of breath.
If you take more medicine than you should:
If you take too much of this medicine, consult your doctor or hospital immediately.
Bring any remaining medicine with you to show the doctor.
If you forget to take your medicine:
Take a dose when you need to, provided the last dose was taken at least 4 hours ago.
Do not take a double dose to make up for the one you have missed.