Adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 lozenges (one immediately after the other) and allow each lozenge to dissolve slowly in the mouth; may be repeated every 4 hours, not to exceed 12 lozenges in any 24 hour period or as directed by a doctor.
Children 6 to 12 years of age: take 1 lozenge and allow to dissolve slowly in the mouth; may be repeated every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 lozenges in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor.
Children under 6 years of age: consult a doctor.
Active Ingredients (in each lozenge):
Benzocaine 7.5 mg
Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 5.0 mg
Purposes: Oral anesthetic, Cough suppressant
Uses for the temporary relief of:
relieves occasional minor irritation, pain, sore mouth and sore throat.
controls cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation associated with a cold.
Allergy alert: Do not use this product if you have a history of allergy to local anesthetics such as procaine, butacaine, benzocaine or any other 'caine' anesthetics; or if you are now taking a preion monamine 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 prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking the product.
Ask a doctor before you use if you have a cough that is accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus) or a persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema.
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, swelling, nausea or vomiting.
sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days, or if irritation, pain or redness persists or worsens. 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.
If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Do not exceed recommended dosage.
Store at room temperature (68-77? F) (20-25? C). Protect contents from humidity.
Inactive Ingredients: acesulfame potassium, blue 1, cetylpridinium chloride (Ceepryn?), flavor, glucose, propylene glycol, red 40, sodium bicarbonate, sucrose.