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Chlorpheniramine / Codeine Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 2 mg-10 mg/5 mL ; 1 mg-3 mg/3 mL ; 1 mg-3.5 mg/3.5 mL ; 1 mg-4 mg/4 mL ; 1 mg-4.5 mg/4.5 mL ; 2 mg-5 mg/5 mL ; 2 mg-7.5 mg/7.5 mL ; 2 mg-10 mg/10 mL ; 4 mg-15 mg/15 mL ; 2 mg-9 mg/5 mL ; 4 mg-10 mg ; 4 mg-20 mg ; 2 mg-8 mg/5 mL ; 4 mg-20 mg/5 mL

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-10 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
5 to 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 40 mL daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-9 mg/5 mL oral liquid, or
Chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-8 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 60 mL daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-10 mg oral tablet:
1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 tablets daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-15 mg/15 mL oral suspension:
15 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 doses daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-20 mg/5 mL:
10 mL orally every 12 hours not to exceed 2 doses daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-20 mg oral tablet:
1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 tablets daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Cough and Nasal Congestion

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-10 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
5 to 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 40 mL daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-9 mg/5 mL oral liquid, or
Chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-8 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 60 mL daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-10 mg oral tablet:
1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 tablets daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-15 mg/15 mL oral suspension:
15 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 doses daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-20 mg/5 mL:
10 mL orally every 12 hours not to exceed 2 doses daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-20 mg oral tablet:
1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 tablets daily.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-10 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
6 to 11 years: 2.5 to 5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 20 mL daily.
12 years or older: 5 to 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 40 mL daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-9 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
6 to 11 years: 5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 30 mL daily.
12 years or older: 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 60 mL daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-10 mg oral tablet:
6 to 11 years: 1/2 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 3 tablets daily.
12 years or older: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 tablets daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-15 mg/15 mL oral suspension:
12 years or older: 15 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 doses daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-20 mg/5 mL:
6 to 11 years: 5 mL orally every 12 hours not to exceed 2 doses daily.
12 years or older: 10 mL orally every 12 hours not to exceed 2 doses daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-20 mg oral tablet:
6 to 11 years: 1/2 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 3 tablets daily
12 years or older:1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 tablets daily.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 1 mg-3 mg/3 mL oral suspension (AC 25):
2 to 5 years and 23 to 28 pounds:
3 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 12 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 1 mg-3.5 mg/3.5 mL oral suspension(AC 30)
2 to 5 years and 29 to 32 pounds:
3.5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 14 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 1 mg-4 mg/4 mL oral suspension (AC 35)
2 to 5 years and 33 to 36 pounds:
4 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 16 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 1 mg-4.5 mg/4.5 mL oral suspension (AC 40)
2 to 5 years and 37 to 41 pounds:
4.5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 18 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-5 mg/5 mL oral suspension (AC 50):
6 to 11 years and 42 to 55 pounds:
5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 30 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-7.5 mg/7.5 mL oral suspension (AC 60)
6 to 11 years and 56 to 69 pounds:
7.5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 45 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-10 mg/10 mL oral suspension (AC 80)
6 to 11 years and 70 to 87 pounds:
10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 60 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-10 mg/10 mL oral suspension (AC Adult)
12 years and older:
15 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 90 mL in 24 hours.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cough and Nasal Congestion

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-10 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
6 to 11 years: 2.5 to 5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 20 mL daily.
12 years or older: 5 to 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 40 mL daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-9 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
6 to 11 years: 5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 30 mL daily.
12 years or older: 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 60 mL daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-10 mg oral tablet:
6 to 11 years: 1/2 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 3 tablets daily.
12 years or older: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 tablets daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-15 mg/15 mL oral suspension:
12 years or older: 15 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 doses daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-20 mg/5 mL:
6 to 11 years: 5 mL orally every 12 hours not to exceed 2 doses daily.
12 years or older: 10 mL orally every 12 hours not to exceed 2 doses daily.

Chlorpheniramine-codeine 4 mg-20 mg oral tablet:
6 to 11 years: 1/2 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 3 tablets daily
12 years or older:1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 tablets daily.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 1 mg-3 mg/3 mL oral suspension (AC 25):
2 to 5 years and 23 to 28 pounds:
3 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 12 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 1 mg-3.5 mg/3.5 mL oral suspension(AC 30)
2 to 5 years and 29 to 32 pounds:
3.5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 14 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 1 mg-4 mg/4 mL oral suspension (AC 35)
2 to 5 years and 33 to 36 pounds:
4 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 16 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 1 mg-4.5 mg/4.5 mL oral suspension (AC 40)
2 to 5 years and 37 to 41 pounds:
4.5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 18 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-5 mg/5 mL oral suspension (AC 50):
6 to 11 years and 42 to 55 pounds:
5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 30 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-7.5 mg/7.5 mL oral suspension (AC 60)
6 to 11 years and 56 to 69 pounds:
7.5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 45 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-10 mg/10 mL oral suspension (AC 80)
6 to 11 years and 70 to 87 pounds:
10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 60 mL in 24 hours.

chlorpheniramine-codeine 2 mg-10 mg/10 mL oral suspension (AC Adult)
12 years and older:
15 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 90 mL in 24 hours.

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