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Triprolidine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 1, 2019.

Applies to the following strengths: 0.938 mg/mL; 2.5 mg/5 mL; 1.25 mg; 1.25 mg/mL; 1.25 mg/5 mL; 0.625 mg/mL; 0.313 mg/mL

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

2.5 mg orally every 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 10 mg/day

Comment: Patients should not take more than 4 doses/day unless directed by their healthcare provider.

Use: For the temporary relief of runny nose, sneezing, nose/throat itching, and/or itchy, watery eyes due to allergic rhinitis (hay fever) or other upper respiratory allergies

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Conjunctivitis

2.5 mg orally every 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 10 mg/day

Comment: Patients should not take more than 4 doses/day unless directed by their healthcare provider.

Use: For the temporary relief of runny nose, sneezing, nose/throat itching, and/or itchy, watery eyes due to allergic rhinitis (hay fever) or other upper respiratory allergies

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

4 months to less than 2 years: 0.310 to 0.313 mg orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 1.25 mg/day

2 years to less than 4 years: 0.625 to 0.628 mg orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 2.5 mg/day

4 years to less than 6 years: 0.938 to 0.939 mg orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 3.75 mg/day

6 years to less than 12 years: 1.25 mg orally every 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 5 mg/day

12 years and older: 2.5 mg orally every 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 10 mg/day

Comments:
-Patients should not take more than 4 doses/day unless directed by their healthcare provider.
-Dosing in patients 4 months to 6 years should be performed under the guidance of a healthcare professional.

Use: For the temporary relief of runny nose, sneezing, nose/throat itching, and/or itchy, watery eyes due to allergic rhinitis (hay fever) or other upper respiratory allergies

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Conjunctivitis

4 months to less than 2 years: 0.310 to 0.313 mg orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 1.25 mg/day

2 years to less than 4 years: 0.625 to 0.628 mg orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 2.5 mg/day

4 years to less than 6 years: 0.938 to 0.939 mg orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 3.75 mg/day

6 years to less than 12 years: 1.25 mg orally every 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 5 mg/day

12 years and older: 2.5 mg orally every 6 hours as needed
-Maximum dose: 10 mg/day

Comments:
-Patients should not take more than 4 doses/day unless directed by their healthcare provider.
-Dosing in patients 4 months to 6 years should be performed under the guidance of a healthcare professional.

Use: For the temporary relief of runny nose, sneezing, nose/throat itching, and/or itchy, watery eyes due to allergic rhinitis (hay fever) or other upper respiratory allergies

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Patients taking sedatives or tranquilizers without first consulting their healthcare provider
-With any other product containing this drug

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 4 months.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Oral solutions and syrups should be used with the enclosed oral syringe/dropper.
-Oral syringes/droppers should not be used to dose other drug products.

Storage requirements:
-Syrup: Protect from light.

General:
-This drug should not be used if the tamper evident seal is broken/missing.

Patient advice:
-Patients should be told that the recommended dose should not be exceeded.
-Inform patients that this drug may cause drowsiness, and they should avoid driving or operating machinery if these side effects occur.
-Advise patients to speak to their healthcare provider if they become pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Further information

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