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Triaminic Thin Strips Long Acting Cough (Novartis Consumer)

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  • Drug Facts

    Active Ingredient

    (in each strip):                                   Purpose:

    Dextromethorphan 5.5 mg

    (equivalent to 7.5 mg

       dextromethorphan HBr)                   Cough   suppressant


    • temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold

    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

    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    • cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with asthma

    When using this product

    • do not use more than directed

    Stop use and ask a doctor if · cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache.

    These could be signs of a serious condition.

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


    • children 6 to under 12 years of age: allow 2 strips to dissolve on tongue. May be taken every 6 to 8 hours.
    • do not exceed 8 strips in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor
    • children under 6 years of age: ask a doctor

    Other Information:

    • store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F)

    Inactive Ingredients:    acetone, alcohol, dibasic sodium phosphate, FD&C Red 40, flavors, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, polacrilin, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol, sucralose, titanium dioxide

    Questions? call 1-800-452-0051 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Alcohol:    Cherry Flavor, less than 5%

    How Supplied:    Available in 16 ct cartons.

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