Atuss - 12 DX

Atley Pharmaceuticals | Atuss - 12 DX (Medication)


Atuss-12 DX is a combination medication of an expectorant (guaifenesin) and a cough suppressant (dextromethorphan). It works by loosening mucus and lung secretions in the chest and making coughs more productive.

Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unless specifically directed by the doctor. This combination medication is used to treat a cough associated with the common cold, allergies and other respiratory illnesses. ...

Side Effect:

Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to this medication.

Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including:rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. ...


Inform your doctor if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances. Tell your healthcare provider if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement.

This medicine may contain aspartame. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:lung disease (e. g. , asthma, emphysema), high blood pressure; chronic cough, chronic bronchitis, or any breathing problems, such as asthma, emphysema, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...