Atuss DS Tannate Suspension Dosage
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 12, 2021.
Generic name: Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 30mg in 5mL, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride 30mg in 5mL, Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4mg in 5mL
Dosage form: suspension
Adults and children over age 12: 1–2 teaspoonsful every 12 hours. Children ages 6 to 12: 1/2 – 1 teaspoonful every 12 hours. Children ages 2 to 6: 1/2 teaspoonful every 12 hours. Children under age 2: As directed by a physician.
Shake well before use.
Note: The hydrobromide salt of dextromethorphan, the hydrochloride salt of pseudoephedrine, and the maleate salt of chlorpheniramine are provided in a tannate suspension by means of the TCT manufacturing process. This yields a corresponding 60 mg of dextromethorphan tannate, 60 mg of pseudoephedrine tannate, and 8 mg of chlorpheniramine tannate.
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