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Pheniramine / Phenylephrine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on June 14, 2021.

Applies to the following strengths: 17.5 mg-10 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Pheniramine 17 mg/phenylephrine 10 mg tablets: 1 tablet orally every 4 hours
Maximum dose: 6 tablets in 24 hours
Duration of therapy: 7 days

Use: Temporary relief of cold and allergy symptoms (rhinorrhea, sneezing, nasal congestion, and itchy nose, throat, or eyes).

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Pheniramine 17 mg/phenylephrine 10 mg tablets:

12 years and older: 1 tablet orally every 4 hours
Maximum dose: 6 tablets in 24 hours
Duration of therapy: 7 days

6 to under 12 years: One-half tablet orally every 4 hours
Maximum dose: 3 tablets in 24 hours
Duration of therapy: 7 days


Use: Temporary relief of cold and allergy symptoms (rhinorrhea, sneezing, nasal congestion, and itchy nose, throat, or eyes).

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Concomitant monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) use or within 2 weeks of stopping a MAOI.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 years; this drug is not recommended for use in these patients.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

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