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Sildec PE DM Syrup Dosage

Generic name: Chlorpheniramine maleate 4mg in 5mL, Phenylephrine hydrochloride 12.5mg in 5mL, Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 15mg in 5mL
Dosage form: syrup

Medically reviewed on May 5, 2017.

CHLORPHENIRAMINE / PHENYLEPHRINE/ DEXTROMETHORPHAN Syrup (CPM/PE/DM Syrup) Adults and Children 12 years of age and older: 1 teaspoonful (5 mL) every 4 to 6 hours, not to exceed 6 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours. Children 6 to under 12 years of age: 1/2 teaspoonful (2.5 mL) every 4 to 6 hours, not to exceed 3 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours. Children 2 to under 6 years of age: 1/4 teaspoonful (1.25 mL) every 4 to 6 hours, not to exceed 1.5 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours. Not recommended for use in children under 2 years of age.

In mild cases or in particularly sensitive patients, less frequent or reduced doses may be appropriate and adequate.

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