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Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 25, 2019.

Applies to the following strengths: 325 mg-2 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Acetaminophen 325 mg / chlorpheniramine 2 mg tablets: 2 tablets orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 12 tablets per 24 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Cold Symptoms

Acetaminophen 325 mg / chlorpheniramine 2 mg tablets: 2 tablets orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 12 tablets per 24 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Influenza

Acetaminophen 325 mg / chlorpheniramine 2 mg tablets: 2 tablets orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 12 tablets per 24 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Rhinorrhea

Acetaminophen 325 mg / chlorpheniramine 2 mg tablets: 2 tablets orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 12 tablets per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Acetaminophen 325 mg / chlorpheniramine 2 mg tablets:
12 years and older: 2 tablets orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 12 tablets per 24 hours

6 to under 12 years: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 5 tablets per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cold Symptoms

Acetaminophen 325 mg / chlorpheniramine 2 mg tablets:
12 years and older: 2 tablets orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 12 tablets per 24 hours

6 to under 12 years: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 5 tablets per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Influenza

Acetaminophen 325 mg / chlorpheniramine 2 mg tablets:
12 years and older: 2 tablets orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 12 tablets per 24 hours

6 to under 12 years: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 5 tablets per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Rhinorrhea

Acetaminophen 325 mg / chlorpheniramine 2 mg tablets:
12 years and older: 2 tablets orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 12 tablets per 24 hours

6 to under 12 years: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 5 tablets 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.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Patient advice:
-Do not use more than directed.
-In case of overdose, patients should seek medical help or call poison control, as liver damage may occur.
-Do not take with any other medication containing acetaminophen.
-Avoid alcoholic beverages during use.

Further information

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

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