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PediaCare Childrens Allergy and Cold
Active Ingredients
In each 5 mL (1 teaspoon):
Diphenhydramine HCl 12.5 mg: Antihistamine/cough suppressant
Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg: Nasal decongestant
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
  • runny nose
  • sneezing 
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • nasal congestion 
  • itching of the nose or throat
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold:
  • runny nose 
  • sneezing 
  • nasal congestion 
  • cough

Do not use

  • to make a child sleepy
  • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin
  • 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 the child has

  • heart disease 
  • high blood pressure 
  • thyroid disease 
  • diabetes
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma
  • cough accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus)
  • a breathing problem such as chronic bronchitis 
  • glaucoma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use

if the child is taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

  • do not exceed recommended dose 
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or occur with a fever
  • cough gets worse or lasts for more than 7 days
  • cough tends to come back or occurs with fever, rash or headache that lasts

These could be signs of a serious condition.

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.
  • take every 4 hours
  • do not take more than 6 doses in 24 hours
Age (yr) Dose (tsp)
Under 4 years Do not use
4 to 5 years Do not use unless directed by a doctor
6 to 11 years 1 teaspoonful

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 10 mg 
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F). Protect from light.
  • 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
anhydrous citric acid, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, edetate disodium, FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #40, flavors, glycerin, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, sucralose
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