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User Reviews for Dimetapp Children's Cold & Cough to treat Cough and Nasal Congestion

Dimetapp Children's Cold & Cough has an average rating of 2.6 out of 10 from a total of 5 ratings for the treatment of Cough and Nasal Congestion. 20% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 80% reported a negative experience.

Dimetapp Children's Cold & Cough rating summary

2.6/10 average rating

5 ratings from 5 user reviews.

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Oldgirl922 · Taken for less than 1 month · December 8, 2015

"2 year old had a coughing spell for about 45 minutes. Gave him water, and a few sips of apple juice. (Thinking he may have just been a little dry mouth/throat). After that, I decided to give him a 1/2 tsp of dimetapp as he was still coughing. 15 mins later he started seeing bugs. This went on from 2:a.m. til 5:a.m. He was inconsolable and hysterical. Don't recommend this for any child."

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KLL&BML · October 23, 2013

"my child is almost 12 months and her doctor told me to get this medicine, my child has been awake for about 14 hours straight. so i would recommend no matter what your childs doctor says GO BY THE LABEL!"

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Sick Mom · Taken for less than 1 month · April 11, 2019

"I took the adult dosage of the Dimetapp Night time version after calling in sick when I woke up in the middle of the night with throat hurting and nasal congestion. I was desperate but this was all we had. I laid down and after about 3 minutes I had this sudden rush of severe burning pain from my chin all the way down to the bottom of my ribcage. My esophagus was on fire. I thought I was in anaphylactic shock And my throat seemed to swell more but it didn't close. It slowly started to fade pain and burning wise about 20 mins later dissipating slowly. I cannot believe I gave this med to my 6 year old!!!"

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the_CARK · May 4, 2017

"Did not really get the experience that I wanted. When I took this product, my runny nose and congestion did not go away. Instead, it made me get bloody noses with the runny nose. When I tried to blow it out, my congestion did not allow anything to go through. The cough and mucus did not seem to go away either. Do not buy this."

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Perfect for my · Taken for less than 1 month · September 19, 2021

"My 8.5 year old takes this on occasion when his allergy meds aren't helping his runny nose and he gets a post nasal drip-induced cough. It helps him tremendously, especially at night. Always read the medications label, and do not give this medication to a child under the age of 6."

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