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PediaCare Childrens Cough and Congestion
Active Ingredients
In each 5 mL (1 teaspoon):
Dextromehorphan HBr, USP 5 mg: cough supressant
Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg: expectorant

  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive
  • temporarily relieves:
    • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants
    • the intensity of coughing
    • the impulse to cough to help your child get to sleep

Do not use

for 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 giving this product.

Ask a doctor before use if

the child has

  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma or chronic bronchitis

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • cough gets worse or lasts more than 7 days

  • cough comes back or occurs with fever, rash, or headache that lasts. 
    These could be signs of a serious illness.

When using this product

  • do not use more than directed

Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children.

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

  • tsp = teaspoon, mL = milliliter
  • this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use 
  • do not exceed 6 doses in a 24-hour period
age dose
children 6 years to under 12 years 1 – 2 teaspoonfuls (tsps) every 4 hours
children 4 years to 6 years ½ - 1 teaspoonful (tsp) every 4 hours
children under 4 years do not use

Other Information
  • each teaspoon contains: sodium 3 mg
  • store at room temperature
  • dosage cup provided
Inactive Ingredients
citric acid anhydrous, dextrose, flavors, glycerin, methyl paraben, potassium sorbate, propylene glycol, propyl paraben, purified water, red 33, red 40, saccharin sodium, sodium hydroxide, sucralose, xanthan gum
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