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Benzocaine / Dextromethorphan / Menthol Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 6 mg-5 mg-10 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Cold Symptoms

2 lozenges orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 12 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

Uses:
Temporarily relief of:
-Minor irritation, pain, sore throat/mouth
-Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation from the common cold

Usual Adult Dose for Cough

2 lozenges orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 12 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

Uses:
Temporarily relief of:
-Minor irritation, pain, sore throat/mouth
-Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation from the common cold

Usual Adult Dose for Stomatitis

2 lozenges orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 12 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

Uses:
Temporarily relief of:
-Minor irritation, pain, sore throat/mouth
-Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation from the common cold

Usual Adult Dose for Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis

2 lozenges orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 12 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

Uses:
Temporarily relief of:
-Minor irritation, pain, sore throat/mouth
-Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation from the common cold

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cold Symptoms

6 to 12 years: 1 lozenge orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 6 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

12 years and older: 2 lozenges orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 12 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

Temporarily relief of:
-Minor irritation, pain, sore throat/mouth
-Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation from the common cold

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cough

6 to 12 years: 1 lozenge orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 6 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

12 years and older: 2 lozenges orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 12 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

Temporarily relief of:
-Minor irritation, pain, sore throat/mouth
-Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation from the common cold

Usual Pediatric Dose for Stomatitis

6 to 12 years: 1 lozenge orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 6 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

12 years and older: 2 lozenges orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 12 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

Temporarily relief of:
-Minor irritation, pain, sore throat/mouth
-Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation from the common cold

Usual Pediatric Dose for Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis

6 to 12 years: 1 lozenge orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 6 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

12 years and older: 2 lozenges orally every 4 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 12 lozenges/day
-Duration of therapy: 2 days

Temporarily relief of:
-Minor irritation, pain, sore throat/mouth
-Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation from the common cold

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

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

Storage requirements: Protect from moisture.

Patient advice:
-Patients should be instructed to contact their healthcare provider if signs/symptoms worsen during treatment.

Further information

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