Childrens SUDAFED PE Cold and Cough

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 5mg in 5mL, Phenylephrine hydrochloride 2.5mg in 5mL
Labeler: McNeil Consumer Healthcare Div. McNeil-PPC, Inc
NDC Code: 50580-785

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Childrens SUDAFED PE Cold and Cough

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each 5 mL)Purpose
5 mL = one teaspoon
Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mgCough suppressant
Phenylephrine HCl 2.5 mgNasal decongestant

  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever, or other upper respiratory allergies:
    • cough
    • nasal congestion


Do not use
  • in a child who is 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 child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

Ask a doctor before use if the child has
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • a sodium-restricted diet

When using this product do not exceed recommended dose

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or occur with a fever
  • cough gets worse or lasts for more than 7 days
  • cough tends to come back or occurs with fever, rash or headache that lasts

These could be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

  • find right dose on chart below
  • use only enclosed dosing cup designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours
  • do not give more than 6 times in 24 hours.
Age (yr)Dose (tsp)
under 4 yearsdo not use
4 to 5 years1 teaspoonful (5 mL)
6 to 11 years2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL)

Attention: use only enclosed dosing cup specifically designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.

Other information
  • each teaspoon contains: sodium 15 mg
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F). Protect from light. Store in outer carton until contents are used.
  • do not use if bottle wrap, or foil inner seal imprinted "SAFETY SEAL®" is broken or missing
  • see bottom panel for lot number and expiration date

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, edetate disodium, FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #40, flavors, glycerin, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, sucralose

Questions or comments?

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NDC 50580-785-04


Sinus Pressure
& Stuffy Nose
Phenylephrine HCl

Flavor Liquid
Alcohol & Sugar Free

4 fl oz (118 mL)

dextromethorphan hydrobromide and phenylephrine hydrochloride solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-785
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Dextromethorphan hydrobromide (dextromethorphan) Dextromethorphan hydrobromide5 mg  in 5 mL
Phenylephrine hydrochloride (phenylephrine) Phenylephrine hydrochloride2.5 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
anhydrous citric acid 
carboxymethylcellulose sodium 
edetate disodium 
FD&C blue NO. 1 
FD&C red NO. 40 
sodium benzoate 
sodium citrate 
Product Characteristics
FlavorGRAPEImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:50580-785-041 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34110/01/2008
Labeler - McNeil Consumer Healthcare Div. McNeil-PPC, Inc (878046358)

Revised: 10/2011
McNeil Consumer Healthcare Div. McNeil-PPC, Inc

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