Cough & Congestion

Relief from cough and chest congestion.

Ages 4-11 years
Use only as directed.
  • Cough
  • Chest

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Triaminic® Cough & Congestion
  • Uses

    • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive
    • temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold

    Active ingredients (in each 5 mL, 1 teaspoonful)

    Active ingredients



    Dextromethorphan HBr
    5 mg
    100 mg
    Cough suppressant

    Other information

    • store at controlled room temperature 20°-25°C (68°-77°F). Protect from light.
    • close cap tightly

    Inactive ingredients

    acesulfame potassium, anhydrous citric acid, D&C red no. 33, FD&C red no. 40, flavor, glycerin, maltitol solution, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, xanthan gum

    Questions or comments?

    call 1-800-452-0051

  • Directions

    • may be given every 4 hours. Do not give more than 6 doses in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.
    • use enclosed dosing cup only. Keep for use with this product only.
      Do not use any other dosing device.



    children under 4 years of age
    children 4 to under 6 years of age
    children 6 to under 12 years of age
    do not use
    ½ teaspoonful (2.5 mL) to 1 teaspoonful (5 mL)
    1 teaspoonful (5 mL) to 2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL)
  • Warnings

    Do not use

    • in a child under 4 years of age
    • 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)
    • chronic cough that lasts, or as occurs with asthma

    When using this product

    • do not exceed recommended dosage

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • cough persists for more than 7 days, comes back or occurs with a 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.

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