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Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: varying strength

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Cold Symptoms

Acetaminophen 325 mg/ chlorpheniramine 2 mg/ dextromethorphan 10 mg/ guaifenesin 200 mg/ phenylephrine 5 mg per caplet: 2 caplets every 4 hours
Maximum dose: 5 doses (10 caplets) per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cold Symptoms

Acetaminophen 325 mg/ chlorpheniramine 2 mg/ dextromethorphan 10 mg/ guaifenesin 200 mg/ phenylephrine 5 mg per caplet:
12 years and older: 2 caplets every 4 hours
Maximum dose: 5 doses (10 caplets) per 24 hours

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Use with caution.

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Current use of any other drug containing acetaminophen.
-Current use of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) or use within 14 days of stopping a MAOI.
-Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 12 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Patient advice:
-Take only as directed.
-This product contains acetaminophen; severe liver damage may occur with use of over 4000 mg in 24 hours, use with other acetaminophen-containing medications, or having 3 or more alcoholic drinks a day during use.
-Do not use with any other drug containing acetaminophen.
-Avoid drinking alcohol while on this drug.
-If cough comes back, or is accompanied or followed by fever, headache that lasts, or rash, seek medical care promptly.
-Discontinue for cough, pain, or nasal congestion that worsens or lasts over 7 days, if new symptoms arise, fever worsens or lasts over 3 days, or for redness or swelling.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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