Robitussin vs Wal-Tussin

Robitussin
(OTC)
Wal-Tussin
(OTC)
Robitussin is a mucus relief medication.
Wal-Tussin is a mucus relief medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for Cough
2.5
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
42,497 Discussions
130 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Flu
#3 for Fever
#4 for Congestion
#5 for Headaches
#6 for Bronchitis
Robitussin is approved for Cough and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Congestion
#3 for Flu
Wal-Tussin is approved for Cough and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Rob
Vomiting
2
Nausea
1
Addiction
1
Gagging
1
Drowsiness
1
Hallucinations
1
Dizziness
1
Euphoria
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Wal
Vomiting
10
Nausea
5
Drowsiness
2
Dizziness
2
Tachycardia
2
Addiction
2
Gagging
1
Hallucinations
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Psychosis
1
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Robitussin
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Vomiting
Rob
Wal
2
10
Nausea
Rob
Wal
1
5
Addiction
Rob
Wal
1
2
Gagging
Rob
Wal
1
1
Drowsiness
Rob
Wal
1
2
Hallucinations
Rob
Wal
1
1
Dizziness
Rob
Wal
1
2
Euphoria
Rob
Wal
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Rob
Wal
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Rob
Wal
1
1
Vomiting
Wal
Rob
10
2
Nausea
Wal
Rob
5
1
Drowsiness
Wal
Rob
2
1
Dizziness
Wal
Rob
2
1
Tachycardia
Wal
Rob
2
0
Addiction
Wal
Rob
2
1
Gagging
Wal
Rob
1
1
Hallucinations
Wal
Rob
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Wal
Rob
1
1
Psychosis
Wal
Rob
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Robitussin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Wal-Tussin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Robitussin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Wal-Tussin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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Liquid: 100 mg/5 mL
Liquid: 100 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Guaifenesin , Dextromethorphan , Dextromethorphan Hbr/Phenylephrine/Acetaminophen/Chlorphenir
Guaifenesin, Dextromethorphan
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Robitussin and Wal-Tussin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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