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Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan Dosage

Medically reviewed on July 3, 2017.

Applies to the following strengths: 1 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL; 2 mg-15 mg/5 mL; 1 mg-5 mg/5 mL; 1 mg-5 mg; 4 mg-30 mg; 2 mg-10 mg/5 mL; 2 mg-15 mg/15 mL

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cough and Nasal Congestion

Chlorpheniramine-dextromethorphan 1 mg-5 mg oral tablet, chewable:
>=6 <12 yrs: 2 tablets orally, chewed or dissolved before swallowing, every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 doses daily.

Chlorpheniramine-dextromethorphan 1 mg-5 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
>=6 <12 yrs: 10 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 6 doses daily.

Chlorpheniramine-dextromethorphan 1 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
>=6 <12 yrs: 10 mL orally every 6 hours not to exceed 4 doses daily.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

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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