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Carbetapentane / Chlorpheniramine / Phenylephrine Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 60 mg-5 mg-10 mg; 30 mg-4 mg-5 mg/5 mL; 30 mg-4 mg-12.5 mg/5 mL

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Cough

Tablets:
1 to 2 tablets orally every 12 hours as needed.

Syrup:
5 to 10 mL orally every 12 hours as needed.

Usual Adult Dose for Nasal Congestion

Tablets:
1 to 2 tablets orally every 12 hours as needed.

Syrup:
5 to 10 mL orally every 12 hours as needed.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cough

Syrup:
> 2 years to 6 years: 2.5 to 5 mL orally every 12 hours as needed.
> 6 years to 18 years: 5 to 10 mL orally every 12 hours as needed.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Nasal Congestion

Syrup:
> 2 years to 6 years: 2.5 to 5 mL orally every 12 hours as needed.
> 6 years to 18 years: 5 to 10 mL orally every 12 hours as needed.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

Antihistamines are more likely to cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients.

Antihistamines may cause excitation in children.

Use with caution in patients with hypertension, cardiovascular disease, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, narrow angle glaucoma, or prostatic hypertrophy.

Antihistamines may have an additive effect when given concomitantly with other CNS depressants.

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

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

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