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Children's Dimetapp Long Acting Cough Plus Cold Syrup (Wyeth)

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  • Active Ingredients (in each 5 mL tsp):

    Dextromethorphan HBr, USP............... 7.5 mg

    Pseudoephedrine HCl, USP.................. 15 mg


    • temporarily relieves these symptoms occurring with a cold:
      • nasal congestion
      • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation


    Do not use 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.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • heart disease · high blood pressure
    • thyroid disease · diabetes
    • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    • cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema

    When using this product do not use more than directed.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • you get 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.

    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.


    • do not take more than 4 doses in any 24-hour period

    12 years and older
    4 tsp every
    6 hours
    6 to under 12 years
    2 tsp every
    6 hours
    2 to under 6 years
    1 tsp every
    6 hours
    under 2 years
    ask a doctor

    Other Information:   · each teaspoon contains: sodium 5 mg

    • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    • dosage cup provided

    Inactive Ingredients:    citric acid, FD&C red no. 40, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, natural flavor, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate

    How Supplied:    Bottles of 4 fl. oz.

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