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PediaCare Childrens Decongestant
Active Ingredients
  • Active ingredient in each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful):

    Phenylephrine HCl 2.5 mg: Nasal decongestant

 temporarily relieves nasal congestion due to the common cold, hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies

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 giving this product.

Ask a doctor before use

if your child has

  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • a sodium-restricted diet

When using this product

do not exceed recommended dose

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or occur with a fever

Keep out of reach of children 

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

  • find right dose on chart below
  • use only enclosed dosing cup designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours
  • do not give more than 6 times in 24 hours 
  Age Does (tsp)
  Under 4 years Do not use
  4 to 5 years 1 teaspoonful (5 mL)
  6 to 11 years 2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL)

Attention: use only enclosed dosing cup specifically designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.

Other Information
  • each teaspoon contains: sodium 14 mg 
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F). Protect from light. Store in outer carton until contents are used.
  • do not use if bottle wrap, or foil inner seal imprinted “Safety Seal®” is broken or missing 
  • see bottom panel for lot number and expiration date
Inactive Ingredients
carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C red #40, flavors, glycerin, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol, sucralose, water
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