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Pediatric Cough and Cold Medicine

Medically reviewed on November 4, 2016

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: Chlorpheniramine maleate 1mg in 5mL, Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 15mg in 5mL, Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 5mg in 5mL
Labeler: Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
NDC Code: 68788-9769

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Pediatric Cough & Cold Medicine

Active Ingredient: Chlorpheniramine maleate 1 mg (in each 5 mL)

Active Ingredient: Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 15 mg (in each 5 mL)

Active Ingredient: Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 5 mg (in each 5 mL)

Purpose of Chlorpheniramine maleate: Antihistamine

Purpose of Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride: Nasal Decongestant

Purpose of Dextromethorphan hydrobromide: Cough Suppressant

Uses temporarily relieves common cold, hay fever or other upper respiratory allergy symptoms:

nasal congestion
runny nose


Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Do not give this product to a child who is taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you are uncertain whether your child’s prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

Ask a doctor before use if your child has

heart diseases
high blood pressure
thyroid disease
a breathing problem or a persistent or chronic cough
excessive phlegm (mucus)
cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
chronic bronchitis

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if your child is taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product your child may

become easily excited
get drowsy
sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

Stop use and ask a doctor if

nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occur
symptoms do not improve within 7 days or are accompanied by fever
cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Dose may be repeated every 4 to 6 hours or as directed by a doctor
Do not exceed 4 doses in 24 - hour period.



Children 6 to under 11 years

2 teaspoonfuls (TSP)

Children under 6 years


Other information

Store at room temperature 20°-25°C (68°-77°F). Do not use if tamper-evident band around cap is broken or missing.

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, FD&C red no. 40, wild cherry flavor, glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol.



chlorpheniramine maleate and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and dextromethorphan hydrobromide liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:68788-9769(NDC:54838-115)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Chlorpheniramine maleate (Chlorpheniramine) Chlorpheniramine maleate1 mg  in 5 mL
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride (Pseudoephedrine) Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride15 mg  in 5 mL
Dextromethorphan hydrobromide (Dextromethorphan) Dextromethorphan hydrobromide5 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
anhydrous citric acid 
FD&C red no. 40 
propylene glycol 
sodium benzoate 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
FlavorCHERRY (wild cherry flavor) Imprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:68788-9769-1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34107/27/2012
Labeler - Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (791119022)
Registrant - Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (791119022)
Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.791119022RELABEL(68788-9769)

Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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