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CHILDREN'S DIMETAPP NIGHTTIME COLD & CONGESTION
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Drug Name:

CHILDREN'S DIMETAPP NIGHTTIME COLD & CONGESTION OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Diphenhydramine HCl 6.25mg, phenylephrine HCl 2.5mg; per 5mL; syrup; grape-flavor; alcohol-free; contains sodium 4mg/5mL.

Company:
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CHILDREN'S DIMETAPP NIGHTTIME COLD & CONGESTION:

Nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, allergy symptoms.

Adult:

20mL every 4 hours; max 6 doses/24 hours.

Children:

<6yrs: do not use. 6–11yrs: 10mL every 4 hours; max 6 doses/24 hours.

Contraindications:

Children <6yrs old. During or within 14 days of MAOIs. Concomitant other diphenhydramine products (including topicals). For use as a sedative hypnotic.

Warnings/Precautions:

Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. GI or GU obstruction. Glaucoma. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. β-blockers may increase pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Antihypertensives antagonized. Avoid alcohol. Increased CNS effects with other CNS depressants.

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine + sympathomimetic.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, anticholinergic effects, nervousness, dizziness, insomnia, excitability in children.

How Supplied:

Syrup—4oz (w. dosing cup)

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