Children's dimetapp DM cold cough elixir

Active Ingredients:   Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) contains

Brompheniramine
  Maleate, USP 1 mg
Dextromethorphan
  Hydrobromide, USP 5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
  Hydrochloride, USP 15 mg

Uses:

  • temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation occurring with a cold, and nasal congestion due to the common cold, hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies, or associated with sinusitis
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever (allergic rhinitis):
    • runny nose
    • sneezing
    • itchy, watery eyes
    • itching of the nose or throat
  • temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose

Warnings:

Do not use if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • glaucoma
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • a breathing problem or persistent or chronic cough that lasts such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers.

When using this product

  • do not use more than directed
  • may cause marked drowsiness
  • avoid alcoholic beverages
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • symptoms do not get better within 7 days or are accompanied by fever
  • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions:

  • do not take more than 4 doses in any 24-hour period

Age
Dose
adults and children
12 years and over
  4 tsp every
  4 hours
children 6 to under
12 years
  2 tsp every
  4 hours
children under
6 years
  ask a doctor

Each teaspoon contains:   sodium 3 mg

Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Dosage cup provided.

Inactive Ingredients:   artificial flavor, citric acid, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, sucralose

How Supplied

Red, grape-flavored liquid in bottles of 4 fl oz and 8 fl oz. Not a USP Elixir.

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