• Cough and cold

Cough and cold:

Indications for CHILDREN’S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY CHEWABLE TABLETS:

Rhinorrhea, allergy symptoms, nasal congestion.

Children:

<6yrs: do not use. 6–11yrs: chew 2 tabs every 4 hours; max 6 doses/24 hours.

Contraindications:

Children <6yrs old. During or within 14 days of MAOIs. For use as a sedative hypnotic.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hypertension. Cardiovascular disease. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. Glaucoma. GI or GU obstruction. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Antihistamine + sympathomimetic.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. β-blockers may increase pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Antihypertensives antagonized. Increased CNS effects with other CNS depressants. Avoid alcohol.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, anticholinergic effects, dizziness, nervousness, insomnia, excitability in children.

How Supplied:

Syrup—4oz, 8oz (w. dosing cup)
Chew tabs—20