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Delsym 12 Hour Cough Suppressant for Children, Delsym Extended-Release Suspension (Celltech)

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  • Active Ingredient (in each 5 mL teaspoonful): dextromethorphan polistirex equivalent to 30 mg dextromethorphan hydrobromide.

    Purpose:    Cough suppressant

    Use:    Temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants.

    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.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • chronic cough that lasts as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

    Stop use and ask a doctor if cough lasts more than 7 days, cough comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

    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.


    • shake bottle well before use
    • dose as follows or as directed by a doctor

    adults and children 12 years of age and over
    2 teaspoonfuls every 12 hours, not to exceed 4 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours
    children 6 to under 12 years of age
    1 teaspoonful every 12 hours, not to exceed 2 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours
    children 2 to under 6 years of age
    ½ teaspoonful every 12 hours, not to exceed 1 teaspoonful in 24 hours
    children under 2 years of age
    consult a doctor

    Other Information:

    • each 5 mL teaspoonful contains: sodium 5 mg
    • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

    Inactive Ingredients:    alcohol 0.26%, citric acid, ethycellulose, FD&C Yellow No. 6, flavor, high fructose corn syrup, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol 3350, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sucrose, tragacanth, vegetable oil, xanthan gum.

    How Supplied:

    89 mL (3 fl oz.) bottles

    NDC 53014-842-61

    148 ml (5 fl oz.) bottles

    NDC 53014-842-56

    Celltech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Rochester, NY 14623 USA

    ®Celltech Manufacturing, Inc.

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