Cough and cold:
Indications for CHILDREN’S DIMETAPP LONG-ACTING COUGH PLUS COLD:
Rhinorrhea, allergy symptoms, cough.
20mL every 6 hours; max 4 doses/24 hours.
<6yrs: do not use. 6–11yrs: 10mL every 6 hours; max 4 doses/24 hours.
Children <6yrs old. During or within 14 days of MAOIs. For use as a sedative hypnotic.
GI or GU obstruction. Glaucoma. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Antihistamine + antitussive.
See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. Avoid alcohol. Increased CNS effects with other CNS depressants.
Drowsiness, anticholinergic effects, excitability in children.
Syrup—4oz (w. dosing cup)