Cough and cold:

Indications for CHILDREN’S DIMETAPP LONG-ACTING COUGH PLUS COLD:

Rhinorrhea, allergy symptoms, cough.

Adult:

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

Children:

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

Contraindications:

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

Warnings/Precautions:

GI or GU obstruction. Glaucoma. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Antihistamine + antitussive.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. Avoid alcohol. Increased CNS effects with other CNS depressants.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, anticholinergic effects, excitability in children.

How Supplied:

Syrup—4oz (w. dosing cup)