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Codeine / Phenylephrine Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 10 mg-10 mg/5 mL; 10 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL

Usual Adult Dose for Cough and Nasal Congestion

5 mL orally every 4 hours as needed
Maximum dose: Codeine 60 mg/phenylephrine 60 mg (30 mL) in 24 hours


Uses: Temporary relief of coughs due to the common cold, allergic rhinitis or other upper respiratory allergies; reduces swelling of nasal passages to relieve nasal congestion.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Use with caution

Liver Dose Adjustments

Use with caution


The US FDA recommends against use of codeine-containing cough and cold medications in patients less than 18 years because it has been determined that the risks outweigh benefits.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

US Controlled Substance: Schedule V


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