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ED A-HIST DM by EDWARDS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

Medically reviewed on February 27, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 15mg in 5mL, CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE 4mg in 5mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10mg in 5mL
Labeler: EDWARDS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
NDC Code: 0485-0171

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

ED A-HIST DM

Drug Facts

Active Ingredients (in each 5 mL teaspoonful)Purpose
Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mgAntihistamine
Dextromethorphan HBr 15 mgAntitussive
Phenylephrine HCl 10 mgNasal Decongestant

Uses

temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever (allergic rhinitis) or other respiratory allergies:

  • runny nose
  • sneezing
  • itching of the nose or throat
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
  • nasal congestion
  • reduces swelling of nasal passages

Warnings

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Do not use this product
  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

Do not use this product, unless directed by a doctor, if you have

  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • glaucoma
  • a persistent or chronic cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes mellitus
  • difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland

Do not take this product if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers, without first consulting your doctor.

When using this product
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • may cause marked drowsiness
  • sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness effect
  • avoid alcoholic beverages
  • use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

Stop use and ask doctor if
  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • cough or nasal congestion persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • new symptoms occur

If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of accidental overdose, seek professional help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Directions

Do not exceed recommended dosage

Adults and children 12 years of age and over:1 teaspoonful (5 mL) every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor.
Children 6 to under 12 years of age:1/2 teaspoonful (2.5 mL) every 4 hours, not to exceed 3 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor.
Children under 6 years of age:Consult a doctor.

Other information

Store at 59° - 86° F (15° - 30° C) [see USP for Controlled Room Temperature].

Inactive ingredients

Banana Flavor, Citric Acid, FD&C Blue #1, FD&C Yellow #6, Methyl Paraben, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Sorbate, Propyl Paraben, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Sorbitol Solution 70%, Sucralose.

Question? Comments?

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PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 473 mL Bottle Label

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NDC 0485-0171-16

ED A-HIST DM

Antihistamine • Antitussive
• Nasal Decongestant

Sugar Free • Gluten Free

Each teaspoonful (5 mL)
for oral administration contains:

Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg
Dextromethorphan HBr 15 mg
Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg

Banana Flavor

Tamper evident by foil seal under cap.
Do not use if foil seal is broken or
missing.

Manufactured for:
EDWARDS
Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Ripley, MS 38663

16oz. (473 mL)

ED A-HIST DM 
dextromethorphan hydrobromide, chlorpheniramine maleate, and phenylephrine hydrochloride liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0485-0171
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE15 mg  in 5 mL
CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE (CHLORPHENIRAMINE) CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE4 mg  in 5 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE10 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
METHYLPARABEN 
POTASSIUM CITRATE 
POTASSIUM SORBATE 
PROPYLPARABEN 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SORBITOL 
SUCRALOSE 
Product Characteristics
ColorYELLOWScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorBANANAImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0485-0171-16473 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34109/11/2012
Labeler - EDWARDS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (195118880)

 
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