Generic name: phenylephrine hydrochloride, chlorpheniramine maleate and methscopolamine
Dosage form: liquid
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Adults and children 12 years of age and older: 1-2 teaspoonfuls (5-10 mL) every 4 to 6 hours, not to exceed
8 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours.
Children 6 to under 12 years of age: 1 teaspoonful (5 mL) every 4 to 6 hours, not to exceed
4 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours.
DEHISTINE Syrup is not recommended for children under 6 years of age.
Note: Geriatric patients may be more sensitive to the effects of the usual adult dose. Adjust adult dose accordingly.