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Dexchlorpheniramine / Pseudoephedrine Dosage

Medically reviewed on October 12, 2017.

Applies to the following strengths: 2.5 mg-75 mg/5 mL; 1 mg-30 mg/5 mL; 3 mg-50 mg/5 mL; 2 mg-60 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Nasal Congestion

Dexchlorpheniramine-pseudoephedrine 3 mg-50 mg/5 mL oral suspension, extended release:
15 mL orally every 12 hours not to exceed 30 mL daily.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Nasal Congestion

Dexchlorpheniramine-pseudoephedrine 3 mg-50 mg/5 mL oral suspension, extended release:
2 to 5 years: 2.5 to 5 mL orally every 12 hours not to exceed 10 mL daily.
6 to 11 years: 5 to 7.5 mL orally every 12 hours not to exceed 15 mL daily.
12 years or older: 15 mL orally every 12 hours not to exceed 30 mL daily.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

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