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PediaCare Decongestant & Cough Infant Drops (Pfizer Consumer Healthcare)

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    Active Ingredients
    (in each 0.8 mL):                        Purpose:

    Dextromethorphan

       HBr 2.5 mg                               Cough suppressant

    Pseudoephedrine

       HCl 7.5 mg                               Nasal decongestant

    Uses:

    • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever, or other upper respiratory allergies:
      • cough · nasal congestion

    Warnings:    Do not use in a child who is 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 child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

    Ask a doctor before use if the child has

    • a persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma
    • a cough accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus)
    • heart disease · high blood pressure
    • diabetes
    • thyroid disease

    When using this product · do not exceed recommended dosage.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
    • cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.
    • symptoms do not improve within 7 days, or are accompanied by fever

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

    Directions:

    • to be taken by mouth only. Not for nasal use.
    • children 2 to under 6 years of age:   2 dropperfuls (1.6 mL). If needed, repeat dose every 4 hours. Do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours
    • children under 2 years:   Consult a doctor

    Other Information:

    • protect from light. Store in outer carton until contents are used.
    • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

    Inactive Ingredients:    citric acid, flavor, glycerin, purified water, sodium benzoate, and sorbitol

    Questions? call toll-free 1-888-474-3099

    Do not use if carton is opened, or if imprinted plastic bottle wrap is broken or missing

    How Supplied:    Pediacare® Decongestant and Cough is available in 1/2 fl oz liquid bottle.













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