TYLENOL® Cold Plus Mucus Relief

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  • Overview & Dosage
  • Ingredients
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  • FAQs
TYLENOL® Cold Plus Mucus Relief

*Use only as directed

TYLENOL® Cold Plus Mucus Relief. All the Symptom Relief of TYLENOL® Cold Plus Mucus Relief

When you have a bad cold made worse by chest congestion, you are simply miserable. Now try  TYLENOL® Cold Plus Mucus Relief. TYLENOL® Cold Plus Mucus Relief liquid gels provide all the symptom relief of TYLENOL® Cold plus Mucus relief to thin and loosen mucus and relieve your cough with phlegm.

With all your symptoms relieved, you can get back to normal… whatever your normal is.™

For effective relief of:

  • Sinus pressure
  • Sinus congestion
  • Fever & pain
  • Thins & loosens mucus
  • Cough with phlegm

Format: Liquid gel capsules


Adult Use Only (12 years and older):

  • 2 capsules every 4–6 hours.
  • Do not exceed 8 capsules per day.

Medicinal Ingredients

Each capsule contains:

  • Pain reliever: acetaminophen, 250 mg
  • Decongestant: pseudoephedrine hydrochloride, 30 mg
  • Expectorant: guaifenesin, 100 mg
  • Cough suppressant: dextromethorphan hydrobromide, 10 mg

Non-Medicinal Ingredients (alphabetical):

D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C red no. 40, gelatin, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, water.


Keep out of the reach of children. This package contains enough medicine to seriously harm a child. DO NOT USE with other products containing any of these ingredients, salicylates or other cough/cold or pain/fever medications. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Overdose may cause nervousness, dizziness, sleeplessness, or severe or possibly fatal liver damage. Talk to a healthcare practitioner before use if you:

  • have serious kidney or liver disease
  • have chronic alcoholism
  • have high blood pressure, heart or thyroid disease, diabetes, chronic lung disease, shortness of breath, asthma, glaucoma, or an enlarged prostate gland
  • are elderly, pregnant, or breastfeeding
  • are taking any other medications, including natural health products, prescription drugs, or nonprescription drugs

Persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition. Consult a doctor if fever lasts more than 3 days, sore throat pain lasts more than two days, or symptoms last more than 5 days. If symptoms worsen, or are accompanied by a high fever (>38°C) or the production of thick yellow/green phlegm, talk to a doctor. Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Discontinue use if allergic reactions such as wheezing, rash or itching develop.

Drug Interaction Precaution: Do not use with a monoamine oxidase inhibitor – MAOI (e.g., certain drugs for depression), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI. If you are uncertain if your drug contains an MAOI, talk to a doctor before taking this product.

In Case of Overdose: contact a doctor or Poison Control Centre immediately, even if you do not notice any possible signs or symptoms such as increased sweating, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and loss of appetite.

WARNING: Do not use if carton is open or blister unit is broken.

Store at room temperature, 15–30°C (59–86°F). Protect from light. Keep dry.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use TYLENOL® Cough, Cold or Flu products if I have a chronic cough?

TYLENOL® Cough, Cold and Flu products provide effective cough relief when you have a cold or flu. However, if you have persistent or chronic cough, TYLENOL® Cough, Cold and Flu products should only be taken on the advice of a doctor. NOTE: A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition. If a cough persists for more than a week or worsens, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a high fever, rash, excessive mucus or persistent headache, consult your doctor. Do not take TYLENOL® Cough, Cold or Flu products for a persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema, unless directed by your doctor.

How do I read the expiry date on TYLENOL® products?

The expiry date information appears stamped on the product packaging with an “EXP” followed by the month and year of expiry either as MMYY or MMYYYY. The month may be represented either by alphabetic or numeric characters. For example, EXP MA13, EXP MA2013, or EXP 052013 would indicate the product expires on the last day of May, 2013. Month alphabetic characters appear on the packaging as follows: JA = January FE = February MR = March AL = April MA = May JN = June JL = July AU = August SE = September OC = October NO = November DE = December Do not use products that are beyond their expiration date.

Can I take TYLENOL® products if I am pregnant or nursing?

If you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of your healthcare professional before using a TYLENOL® product or any other medication.

Can I take TYLENOL® products when consuming alcohol?

Talk to a doctor or pharmacist before use of TYLENOL® (acetaminophen) if you suffer from chronic alcoholism. Excessive alcohol use may increase the risk of liver toxicity from acetaminophen overdose. When used according to package directions TYLENOL® may be used by the occasional, moderate drinker.

Can I take TYLENOL® products if I have a liver disease?

Talk to a doctor of pharmacist before use if you have liver disease.

Can I take TYLENOL® products if I have a chronic kidney disease?

Talk to a doctor or pharmacist before use if you have kidney disease. Although TYLENOL® may be a suitable analgesic choice, this determination should be made in consultation with a doctor or pharmacist to consider other factors such as your current medical condition(s), other medications you may be taking, and any potential need for monitoring.

How are TYLENOL® pain relievers different from other pain relievers?

There are a number of non-prescription pain medications available. Each contain different pain relieving ingredients. TYLENOL® products contain acetaminophen, MOTRIN® IB and ADVIL® products contain ibuprofen, ASPIRIN® contains acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and ALEVE® contains naproxen sodium. Each of these medicinal ingredients relieve pain, but they work differently. The pain relieving ingredient in TYLENOL® products (acetaminophen), works by elevating the body’s overall pain threshold, so that you feel less pain. TYLENOL® provides fast, effective relief, is gentle on the stomach and is unlikely to interact with other medications you may be taking. The safety and efficacy of TYLENOL® is supported by over 50 years of clinical use. When taken as directed, TYLENOL® pain reliever is one of the safest pain relievers consumers can use. TYLENOL® is also the brand doctors and pharmacists recommend most for relief of pain.

What added benefit does “mucus relief” provide in  TYLENOL® Cold Plus Mucus Relief?

TYLENOL® Cold Plus Mucus Relief contains the effective cold symptom relief of TYLENOL® Cold plus an expectorant (guaifenesin) which thins and loosens mucus. In addition to providing mucus relief, this product relieves cough with phlegm and provides relief of sinus pressure, sinus and nasal congestion, and fever and pain.