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(in each 5 mL)
Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg
Guaifenesin 100 mg
helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive
cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants
the intensity of coughing
the impulse to cough to help your child get to sleep
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
cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma
Stop use and ask a doctor if cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious illness.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period
measure only with dosing cup provided
do not use dosing cup with other products
mL = milliliter
children 6 years to under 12 years
5 mL – 10 mL every 4 hours
children 4 years to under 6 years
2.5 mL – 5 mL every 4 hours
children under 4 years
do not use
each 5 mL contains: sodium 3 mg
tamper evident: do not use if neckband on bottle cap is broken or missing
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