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Pseudoephedrine / Triprolidine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 22, 2020.

Applies to the following strengths: 60 mg-2.5 mg; 30 mg-1.25 mg/5 mL; 75 mg-12 mg; 10 mg-0.938 mg/mL; 45 mg-1.25 mg/5 mL; 45 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Pseudoephedrine 60 mg/ triprolidine 2.5 mg per tablet: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 tablets per 24 hours

Pseudoephedrine 30 mg/ triprolidine 1.25 mg per 5 mL: 10 mL orally every 6 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Cold Symptoms

Pseudoephedrine 60 mg/ triprolidine 2.5 mg per tablet: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 tablets per 24 hours

Pseudoephedrine 30 mg/ triprolidine 1.25 mg per 5 mL: 10 mL orally every 6 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Pseudoephedrine 60 mg/ triprolidine 2.5 mg per tablet:
12 years and older: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 tablets per 24 hours

Pseudoephedrine 30 mg/ triprolidine 1.25 mg per 5 mL:
12 years and older: 10 mL orally every 6 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cold Symptoms

Pseudoephedrine 60 mg/ triprolidine 2.5 mg per tablet:
12 years and older: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 4 tablets per 24 hours

Pseudoephedrine 30 mg/ triprolidine 1.25 mg per 5 mL:
12 years and older: 10 mL orally every 6 hours

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Current use of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) or use within 14 days of stopping a MAOI.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 12 years; this drug is not recommended for use in these patients.


Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Patient advice:
-Do not exceed the recommended dose.
-Avoid alcoholic drinks.
-Use care when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery.

Further information

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