Helpful Tools & Tips for Moms
Moms know they can trust Triaminic®. Moms also know how to put helpful tips and tools to good use. Try our new Cold & Flu Symptom Tracker to help you make good decisions for your child's health!
Follow dosing directions found on the package carefully. If you have additional questions, contact your doctor. Do not use Triaminic® products in children under four years of age.
No. Do not give your child more medicine. Wait until the next dose, which could be 4 to 6 hours depending on the product, to give your child more medicine. Follow dosing directions found on the label carefully.
No. Do not give your child cough and cold medicine if he/she is under four years of age.
Yes. Children's cold and cough medicines are safe when used as directed. Always carefully read and follow the directions on the label.
If you have given your child too much medicine, get medical help or contact a poison control center (1-800-222-1222) right away. Taking more than the recommended dose of cold and cough medicine can cause liver damage (if the medicine contains acetaminophen). Prompt medical attention is critical for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
Contact your doctor or pharmacist before giving your child multiple medicines.
Like any product on the market, cold and cough medicines can have side effects. Therefore, it's always recommended to follow product label carefully. For detailed information on potential side effects pertaining to different ingredients in Triaminic® products, please read the entire label carefully.
Also, please click here for Product Safety information for every Triaminic® product.
Yes. On October 11, 2007, Novartis Consumer Health, Inc., along with other U.S. industry manufacturers, voluntarily removed Infant cold and cough products as a precautionary measure to avoid consumer misuse, including unintentional overdose in infants under age two. Specifically, Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. voluntarily removed the following two products from the market: Triaminic® Infant and Toddler Thin Strips® Decongestant and Triaminic® Infant and Toddler Thin Strips® Decongestant Plus Cough.
Yes. The makers of Triaminic® offer the Flowing Vapors® Portable Vapor Fan that provides 8 hours of continuous non-medicated vapor release.
Yes. You can give your child cough and cold medicine and use the Flowing Vapors™ Portable Vapor Fan at the same time.
The Vapor Fan is not for use with children under 3 months of age.