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Atuss DS Suspension (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide / Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride / Chlorpheniramine Maleate) - Indications and Dosage



Atuss® DS Tannate Suspension is indicated for temporary relief of nasal congestion and cough associated with respiratory tract infections and related conditions such as sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis and asthma when these conditions are complicated by tenacious mucus and/or mucous plugs and congestion. Atuss® DS Tannate Suspension is effective in a productive as well as a nonproductive cough, but is of particular value in a dry nonproductive cough which tends to injure the mucous membrane of the air passages.


Adults and children over age 12: 1–2 teaspoonsful every 12 hours. Children ages 6 to 12: 1/2 – 1 teaspoonful every 12 hours. Children ages 2 to 6: 1/2 teaspoonful every 12 hours. Children under age 2: As directed by a physician.

Shake well before use.

Note : The hydrobromide salt of dextromethorphan, the hydrochloride salt of pseudoephedrine, and the maleate salt of chlorpheniramine are provided in a tannate suspension by means of the TCT manufacturing process. This yields a corresponding 60 mg of dextromethorphan tannate, 60 mg of pseudoephedrine tannate, and 8 mg of chlorpheniramine tannate.


Atuss® DS Tannate Suspension is a grape bubblegum flavored suspension. Available in 16 fl. oz. (473 mL) NDC 59702-800-16 and 1/2 fl. oz. (15 mL) NDC 59702-800-15.


Dispense in a well closed, light-resistant container. Store at controlled room temperature, 20°–25°C (68°–77°F).

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