Cough and cold:
Indications for CHILDREN’S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY:
Rhinorrhea, allergy symptoms, nasal congestion.
20mL every 4 hours; max 6 doses/24 hours.
<6yrs: do not use. 6–11yrs: 10mL every 4 hours; max 6 doses/24 hours.
CHILDREN’S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY Contraindications:
Children <6yrs old. During or within 14 days of MAOIs. For use as a sedative hypnotic.
CHILDREN’S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY Warnings/Precautions:
Hypertension. Cardiovascular disease. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. Glaucoma. GI or GU obstruction. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
CHILDREN’S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY Classification:
Antihistamine + sympathomimetic.
CHILDREN’S DIMETAPP COLD & ALLERGY Interactions:
See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. β-blockers may increase pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Antihypertensives antagonized. Increased CNS effects with other CNS depressants. Avoid alcohol.
Drowsiness, anticholinergic effects, dizziness, nervousness, insomnia, excitability in children.
Syrup—4oz, 8oz (w. dosing cup)