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Dihydrocodeine / Phenylephrine Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 3 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Cough and Nasal Congestion

Dihydrocodeine-phenylephrine 3 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 30 mL daily.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cough and Nasal Congestion

Dihydrocodeine-phenylephrine 3 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL oral liquid:
6 to 11 years: 2.5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 15 mL daily.
12 years or older: 5 mL orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 30 mL daily.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Caution and dose reductions are recommended in patients with renal dysfunction.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Use with caution in patients with hepatic insufficiency.

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

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