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Maximum Strength*

Mucinex® Fast-Max® Severe Cold

Liquid, Caplets & Liquid Gel

Fever, Stuffy Nose & Cough Relief is Just the Beginning

When a severe cold pays a visit, you’re likely to battle a stuffy nose, chest congestion, headache, fever and cough. Fight these unwelcome visitors with Maximum Strength Mucinex® Fast-Max® Severe Cold. You’ll get quick multi-symptom relief in one dose, which combines maximum strength mucus busting power with other maximum strength medicines.

Maximum Strength Mucinex® Fast-Max® Severe Cold:

  • Relieves aches, fever & sore throat
  • Controls cough
  • Relieves nasal & chest congestion
  • Thins & loosens mucus
  • Maximum Strength Formula
  • Comes in 6 oz. bottles (liquid) / 20-count pack (caplets) / 16-count pack (liquid gels)

Use as directed.

*Per 4-hour dose.

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  • Adults & Children 12 Years and older

    • dose cup T20 mL (in dosing cup provided) every 4 hours

    • No more than 6 doses in 24 hours

  • Children Under 12 Years

    • DO NOT USE

  • Adults & Children 12 Years and older

    • dose cup 2 caplets every 4 hours

    • No more than 12 caplets in 24 hours

  • Children Under 12 Years

    • DO NOT USE

  • Adults & Children 12 Years and older

    • Take 2 liquid gels every 4 hours,

    • no more than 12 liquid gels in 24 hours

  • Children Under 12 Years

    • DO NOT USE

Active Ingredients (in each 20 mL)

Purposes

Acetaminophen 650 mg

Pain Reliever/
Fever Reducer

Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg

Cough Suppressant

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Nasal Decongestant

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Active Ingredients (in each caplet)

Purposes

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Pain Reliever/
Fever Reducer

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Cough Suppressant

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Expectorant

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Nasal Decongestant

CLICK HERE to view the complete drug facts for Maximum Strength* Mucinex® Fast-Max® Severe Cold Caplet

Active Ingredients

Purposes

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Pain Reliever/
Fever Reducer

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Cough Suppressant

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Nasal Decongestant

CLICK HERE to view the complete drug facts for Maximum Strength* Mucinex® Fast-Max® Severe Cold Liquid gel

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Recommended Dosage

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

T20 mL (in dosing cup provided) every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

2 caplets every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

Take 2 liquid gels every 4 hours,

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

20 mL (in dosing cup provided) every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

Take 2 liquid gels every 4 hours,

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

20 mL (in dosing cup provided) every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

2 caplets every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

ake 2 liquid gels every 4 hours,

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

20 mL (in dosing cup provided) every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

2 caplets every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

Take 2 liquid gels every 4 hours,

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

20 mL (in dosing cup provided) every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Adults & Children 12 Years and older

2 caplets every 4 hours

Children Under 12 Years

DO NOT USE

Active Ingredient

Acetaminophen 650 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Acetaminophen 650 mg

Diphenhydramine HCI 25 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Doxylamine succinate 6.25mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Day Time Liquid

Acetaminophen 650 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg

Guaifenesin 400 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Night Time Liquid

Acetaminophen 650 mg

Diphenhydramine HCI 25 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Day Time Caplets

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Night Time Caplets

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Diphenhydramine HCI 25 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Day Time Gel Liquid

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg

Night Time Gel Liquid

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10mg

Doxylamine succinate 6.25mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Acetaminophen 650 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg

Guaifenesin 400 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Day Time Liquid

Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg

Guaifenesin 400 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Night Time Liquid

Acetaminophen 650 mg

Diphenhydramine HCI 25 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 10 mg

Day Time Caplets

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Night Time Caplets

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Diphenhydramine HCI 25 mg

Phenylephrine HCI 5 mg

Chest Congestion

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Cough

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Sinus Pressure

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Stuffy Nose

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Runny Nose

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Sore Throat

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Fever

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Headache

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Sneezing

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