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Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 160 mg-1 mg-5 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL; 325 mg-2 mg-10 mg-5 mg; varying strength; 325 mg-2 mg-15 mg-5 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Cold Symptoms

Acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine 325 mg-2 mg-10 mg-5 mg oral caplets: 2 caplets orally every 4 hours not to exceed 12 caplets/daily

Acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine 325 mg-2 mg-15 mg-5 mg oral caplets: 2 caplets orally every 6 hours not to exceed 8 caplets/daily

Acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine 160 mg-1 mg-5 mg-2.5 mg oral caplets: 4 teaspoonfuls orally every 4 hours not to exceed 5 doses in 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cold Symptoms

Greater than or equal to 12 years:
Acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine 325 mg-2 mg-10 mg-5 mg oral caplets: 2 caplets orally every 4 hours not to exceed 12 caplets/daily

Acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine 325 mg-2 mg-15 mg-5 mg oral caplets: 2 caplets orally every 6 hours not to exceed 8 caplets/daily

Acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine 160 mg-1 mg-5 mg-2.5 mg oral caplets: 4 teaspoonfuls orally every 4 hours not to exceed 5 doses in 24 hours

6 to under 12 years old:
Acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine 160 mg-1 mg-5 mg-2.5 mg oral caplets: 2 teaspoonfuls orally every 4 hours not to exceed 5 doses in 24 hours

Do not use in children under 2 years old.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Use with caution in patients with liver disease. Chronic use of acetaminophen is not recommended in patients with liver disease.

The elimination of chlorpheniramine may be prolonged in patients with renal dysfunction. These patients should be monitored for excessive sedation and other adverse effects that may result from chlorpheniramine accumulation.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Swallow whole. Do not crush, chew, or dissolve.

Further information

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

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