HT-Tuss DM Elixir Dosage
Generic name: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 20mg in 5mL, GUAIFENESIN 200mg in 5mL
Dosage form: elixir
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 29, 2018.
Adults and children over 12 years of age:
One teaspoonful (5 mL) every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours.
Children 6-12 years:
One half (1.2) teaspoonful (2.5 mL) every 4 hours, not to exceed 3 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours.
Children 2-6 years:
One-fourth (1.4) teaspoonful (1.25 mL) every 4 hours, not to exceed 11.2 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours. It is recommended that caregivers obtain and use a calibrated measuring device for administering this product to a child. Use extreme care in measuring the dosage. Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage except under the advice and supervision of the prescribing physician.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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