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Dosing Guidelines for Cough & Cold Syrups

Safety and Dosing Principles

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To avoid giving too much medicine to your child, carefully follow the directions for use of the product.

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SAFETY TIPS- COUGH & COLD PRODUCTS FOR CHILDREN

  • Do not use cough and cold products in children under 2 years of age unless directed by a physician.
  • If other medicines are being given to a child, the child’s physician should review and approve their combined use.
  • Read the label to and follow the dosage instructions.
  • Follow the directions. Do not give the medicine more often or in greater amounts than is stated on the pack.
  • If a child’s condition worsens or does not improve, stop using the product and immediately take the child to the doctor.