What is Robitussin?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Generic name: Guaifenesin

Robitussin is a brand of cold and cough medicines produced by Wyeth Consumer Healthcare. Robitussin products are available over the counter in many countries worldwide. The cough suppressant used in Robitussin products is dextromethorphan. The expectorant used is guaifenesin.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Cough 3 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Emotional lability 1 0
Excess saliva 1 0
General health 1 0
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0

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  • Slight
  • None
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Why patients stopped taking Robitussin

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Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
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Stopped taking Robitussin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
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There are no evaluations for Robitussin.