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Brompheniramine / Pseudoephedrine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 9, 2019.

Applies to the following strengths: 1 mg-15 mg/5 mL; 6 mg-45 mg; 4 mg-60 mg; 12 mg-90 mg; 4 mg-60 mg/5 mL; 6 mg-60 mg; 8 mg-90 mg/5 mL; 12 mg-120 mg; 2 mg-30 mg/5 mL; 1 mg-12.5 mg/mL; 10 mg-120 mg; 4 mg-30 mg/5 mL; 4 mg-45 mg/5 mL; 1 mg-15 mg/mL; 4 mg-20 mg/5 mL; 6 mg-30 mg/5 mL; 4 mg-40 mg; 5.75 mg-60 mg; 1 mg-7.5 mg/mL; 9 mg-90 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Brompheniramine 1 mg/ pseudoephedrine 15 mg per 5 mL liquid: 20 mL every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 doses per 24 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Nasal Congestion

Brompheniramine 1 mg/ pseudoephedrine 15 mg per 5 mL liquid: 20 mL every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 doses per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Brompheniramine 1 mg/ pseudoephedrine 15 mg per 5 mL liquid:
12 years and older: 20 mL every 4 to 6 hours
6 to under 12 years: 10 mL every 4 to 6 hours
2 to under 6 years: 5 mL every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 doses per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Nasal Congestion

Brompheniramine 1 mg/ pseudoephedrine 15 mg per 5 mL liquid:
12 years and older: 20 mL every 4 to 6 hours
6 to under 12 years: 10 mL every 4 to 6 hours
2 to under 6 years: 5 mL every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 doses per 24 hours

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Current use of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) or use within 14 days of stopping a MAOI.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Patient advice:
-Do not exceed the recommended dosage.
-Avoid drinking alcohol while on this drug.
-Discontinue for nervousness, dizziness, or sleepiness.
-Use caution if driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery.
-If symptoms last over 7 days or are accompanied by fever, seek medical attention.
-Call poison control or a healthcare provider immediately for accidental overdose.

Further information

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

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