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Children's Dimetapp Multi-symptom Cold and Flu Liquid
Active Ingredients
In each 10ml:
Acetaminophen, USP 320 mg; pain reliever/fever reducer
Diphenhydramine HCl, USP 12.5 mg; antihistamine/cough suppressant
Phenylephrine HCl, USP 5 mg; nasal decongestant
Uses
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms associated with a cold, or flu:
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • fever
    • minor aches and pains
  • temporarily relieves nasal congestion, and cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation occurring with a cold
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
    • sneezing
    • itching of the nose or throat
    • itchy, watery eyes
    • runny nose
  • temporarily restores freer breathing through the nos
Warnings

Liver warning

This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if user takes

  • more than 5 doses in any 24-hour period, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Sore throat warning

If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

Do not use

  • to sedate a child or to make a child sleepy
  • in a child under 6 years of age
  • if user is 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.
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin

Ask a doctor before use if user has

  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • glaucoma
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • a breathing problem or chronic cough that lasts or as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if user is

  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
  • taking any other oral nasal decongestant or stimulant
  • taking any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

  • do not use more than directed
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • user gets nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • pain, cough, or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 5 days (children) or 7 days (adults)
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • new symptoms occur

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. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children, even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.


Directions
  • do not take more than 5 doses in any 24-hour period
  • do not exceed recommended dosage. Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause serious liver damage.
  • measure only with dosage cup provided
  • keep dosage cup with product
  • ml = milliliter
  • adults and children 12 years and over: 20 ml every 4 hours
  • children 6 to under 12 years: 10 ml every 4 hours
  • children under 6 years: do not use
Other Information
  • each 10 ml contains: sodium 7 mg
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
Inactive Ingredients
anhydrous citric acid, artificial flavor, edetate disodium, FD&C red no. 40, glycerin, menthol, polyethylene glycol, propyl gallate, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, sucralose
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