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PediaCare Childrens Plus Cough and Sore Throat
Active Ingredients

In each 5 mL, 1 teaspoon:

Acetaminophen 160 mg; Pain reliever/fever reducer
Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg; Cough Suppressant

  • temporarily relieves the following cold/flu symptoms:
  • minor aches and pains
  • cough
  • headache
  • sore throat 
  • temporarily reduces fever
  • Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Sever liver damage may occur if your child takes:

    • more than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
    • with other drugs containing acetaminophen

    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 make child sleepy
    • 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. 
    • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or non-prescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

    Ask a doctor before use if your child has

    • glaucoma
    • liver disease
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    • chronic cough such as occurs with asthma

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if

    your child is taking

    • the blood thinning drug warfarin 

    When using this product

    • do not exceed recommended dose (see overdose warning)

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • new symptoms occur
    • fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days
    • redness or swelling is present
    • pain, nasal congestion or cough gets worse or lasts for more than 5 days
    • cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts

    These could be signs of a serious condition.

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

  • Overdose Warning: 

    Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause liver damage. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. Quick medical attention is critical even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

  • do not exceed recommended dosage (see overdose warning) 
  • do not use in infants 
  • this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use. 
  • shake well before using 
  • find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age. 
  • if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last
  • do not give more than 5 times in 24 hours
  • tsp = teaspoon, mL = milliliter

Weight (lb); Age (yr); Dose (tsp or mL)

under 36; under 4; do not use

36-47;  4-5; do not use unless directed by a doctor

48-95; 6-11; 2 tsps or 10 mL

Other Information
  • dosage cup provided
  • store at room temperature
Inactive Ingredients
acesulfame potassium, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, cellulose, citric acid, flavors, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, purified water, red 33, red 40, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, xanthan gum
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