Dimetapp cold allergy elixir

Active Ingredients:

Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) contains:

Brompheniramine Maleate, USP................... 1 mg

Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, USP........ 15 mg

Uses:

  • temporarily relieves 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
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

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

When using this product

  • do not use more than directed
  • drowsiness may occur
  • 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

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

Purple, grape-flavored liquid in bottles of 4 fl oz, 8 fl oz, and 12 fl oz. Not a USP elixir.

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