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Altipres Pediatric

Medically reviewed on Jan 25, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 5mg in 5mL, GUAIFENESIN 75mg in 5mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 2.5mg in 5mL
Labeler: Alternative Pharmacal Corporation
NDC Code: 53163-103

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.

Drug Facts

Active Ingredients (in each 5 mL tsp.)              Purpose

Dextromethorphan HBr ............... 5 mg ................ Cough Suppressant

Guaifenesin .............................. 75 mg ................ Expectorant

Phenylephrine HCl ..................... 2.5 mg ................... Nasal Decongestant

Purpose

Cough Suppressant

Expectorant

Nasal Decongestant

Warnings

Ask a doctor before use if your child has

  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to the enlargement of the prostate gland
  • a cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • cough that lasts or is chronic as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema

When using this product, do not exceed recommended dosage

Stop use and ask doctor if

  • your child gets nervous, dizzy or sleepless
  • symptoms do not get better 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

Do not use in a child who is 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 child's prescription drug contains an MAOI; ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product -Do not use- in a child under 2 years of age.

If pregnant or breast-feeding,ask a health professional before use.

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

Indications

  • Temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with common cold
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes
  • temporarily relieves nasal congestion due to the common cold

Directions  Do not exceed more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period

adults and children 12 years of age and over
take 4 teaspoonfuls (20 mL) every 4 hours
children 6 to under 12 years of age
take 2 teaspoonful (10 mL) every 4 hours
children 2 years to under 6 years of age
take 1 teaspoonful (5 mL) every 4 hours
children under 2 years of age
ask a doctor

Inactive ingredients citric acid, flavor, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sodium citrate and sucralose

Questions or comments? 1-305-403-3788

ALTIPRES  PEDIATRIC
dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53163-103
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE5 mg  in 5 mL
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN75 mg  in 5 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE2.5 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
SUCRALOSE 
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
METHYLPARABEN 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
PROPYLPARABEN 
WATER 
SODIUM CITRATE 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorORANGE (Orange Flavor) Imprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:53163-103-16473 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34105/01/2013
Labeler - Alternative Pharmacal Corporation (078528214)

 
Alternative Pharmacal Corporation

Further information

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

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