Brompheniramine Maleate – Codeine Phosphate – Phenylephrine HCl – Phenylpropanolamine HCl
Antihistamine – Cough Suppressant – Decongestant
Indications And Clinical Uses: For the symptomatic relief of coughing, nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing and lacrimation accompanying the common cold and other upper respiratory infections.
Contra-Indications: Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients, marked hypertension and in patients receiving MAO inhibitors.
Precautions: Administer with caution to patients with cardiac or peripheral vascular disease, glaucoma, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, bladder neck obstruction, diabetes, chronic lung disease, or shortness of breath and in pregnancy or lactation.
Occupational Hazards: Until the drowsiness potential has been determined, the patient should be cautioned against engaging in operations requiring alertness.
Adverse Reactions: Drowsiness, lassitude, nausea, giddiness, dryness of the mouth, mydriasis, increased irritability or excitement may be encountered rarely. Codeine may produce drug dependence and therefore has the potential for being abused.
Dosage And Administration: Administer every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 doses in a 24-hour period.
Adults: 2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL).
Availability And Storage: Each 5 mL of light blue-colored, grape-flavored syrup contains: brompheniramine maleate 2 mg, phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride 5 mg, phenylephrine hydrochloride 5 mg and codeine phosphate 10 mg. Nonmedicinal ingredients: citric acid, flavors, FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Red No. 40, propylene glycol, sodium benzoate, sodium saccharin, sorbitol and water. Energy: 0.23 kJ (0.054 kcal/5 mL).
DIMETAPP®-C Whitehall-Robins Brompheniramine Maleate – Codeine Phosphate – Phenylephrine HCl – Phenylpropanolamine HCl Antihistamine – Cough Suppressant – Decongestant