Label: CHILDRENS COLD AND ALLERGY- phenylephrine hydrochloride and brompheniramine maleate liquid

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

NOTE: Most over the counter (OTC) are not reviewed and approved by the FDA. However, they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

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Updated 11/13

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  • Active ingredient (in each 5 mL teaspoonful)

    Brompheniramine maleate, USP 1 mg

    Phenylephrine HCl, USP 2.5 mg

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  • Purpose

    Antihistamine

    Nasal decongestant

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  • Uses

    temporarily relieves nasal congestion due to the common cold, hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies
    temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever (allergic rhinitis):
    sneezing
    itching of the nose or throat
    runny nose
    itchy, watery eyes
    temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose
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  • Warnings

    Do not use

    if you are now 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 prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
    to make a child sleepy

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    heart disease
    high blood pressure
    thyroid disease
    diabetes
    glaucoma
    trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
    a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    taking sedatives or tranquilizers

    When using this product

    do not use more than directed
    drowsiness may occur
    avoid alcoholic beverages
    alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
    be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
    excitability may occur, especially in children

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless
    symptoms do not get better within 7 days or are accompanied by fever

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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  • Directions

    do not take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period

    age

    dose

    adults and children 12 years and over

    4 tsp every 4-6 hours

    children 6 to under 12 years

    2 tsp every 4-6 hours

    children 4 to under 6 years

    do not use unless directed by a doctor

    children under 4 years

    do not use

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  • Other information

    each teaspoon contains: sodium 2 mg
    store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
    not a USP elixir
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  • Inactive ingredients

    anhydrous citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, flavor, glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution

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  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-719-9260

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  • Principal Display Panel

    Compare to the active ingredients in Dimetapp® Cold & Allergy

    Children’s Cold & Allergy

    Liquid

    BROMPHENIRAMINE MALEATE / ANTIHISTAMINE

    PHENYLEPHRINE HCl / NASAL DECONGESTANT

    Relieves nasal congestion

    Stuffy nose

    Runny nose

    Sneezes

    And more

    Itchy, watery eyes

    Itchy nose & throat

    Grape flavor

    ALCOHOL FREE

    for ages 6 years & over

    4 FL OZ (118 mL)

    CVS Children's Cold & Allergy 1
    CVS Children's Cold & Allergy 2
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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    CHILDRENS COLD AND ALLERGY 
    phenylephrine hcl, brompheniramine maleate liquid
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:59779-698
    Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 2.5 mg  in 5 mL
    BROMPHENIRAMINE MALEATE (BROMPHENIRAMINE) BROMPHENIRAMINE MALEATE 1 mg  in 5 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID  
    EDETATE DISODIUM  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 1  
    FD&C RED NO. 40  
    GLYCERIN  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL  
    WATER  
    SACCHARIN SODIUM  
    SODIUM BENZOATE  
    SORBITOL  
    Product Characteristics
    Color PURPLE (clear bluish-red) Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor GRAPE Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:59779-698-26 1 in 1 CARTON
    1 118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part341 08/24/2006
    Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
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