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CHILDREN'S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY
Cough and cold
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Drug Name:

CHILDREN'S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Brompheniramine maleate 1mg, phenylephrine HCl 2.5mg; per 5mL; syrup; alcohol-free; grape-flavor; contains sodium 3mg/5mL.

Company:
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare



Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CHILDREN'S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY:

Rhinorrhea, allergy symptoms, nasal congestion.

Adult Dose for CHILDREN'S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY:

20mL every 4 hours; max 6 doses/24 hours.

Children's Dose for CHILDREN'S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY:

<6yrs: do not use. 6–11yrs: 10mL every 4 hours; max 6 doses/24 hours.

See Also:

CHILDREN'S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY CHEWABLE TABLETS

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine + sympathomimetic.

Contraindications:

Children <6yrs old. During or within 14 days of MAOIs. For use as a sedative hypnotic.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hypertension. Cardiovascular disease. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. Glaucoma. GI or GU obstruction. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. β-blockers may increase pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Antihypertensives antagonized. Increased CNS effects with other CNS depressants. Avoid alcohol.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, anticholinergic effects, dizziness, nervousness, insomnia, excitability in children.

How Supplied:

Syrup—4oz, 8oz (w. dosing cup)
Chew tabs—20

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