CHILDRENS DIMETAPP MULTISYMPTOM COLD AND FLU - acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hydrobromide and phenylephrine hydrochloride liquid 
Richmond Division of Wyeth

Children’s Dimetapp Multi-Symptom Cold & Flu
(acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan HBr, and phenylephrine HCl)



Acetaminophen, USP 160 mg

Chlorpheniramine maleate, USP 1 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr, USP 5 mg

Phenylephrine HCl, USP 2.5 mg


Pain reliever/Fever reducer


Cough suppressant

Nasal decongestant


  • temporarily relieves these symptoms associated with a cold, or flu:
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • fever
    • minor aches and pains
  • temporarily relieves nasal congestion, and cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation occurring with a cold
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
    • sneezing
    • itching of the nose or throat
    • itchy, watery eyes
    • runny nose
  • temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose


Liver warning:

This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if user takes

  • more than 5 doses in any 24-hour period, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Sore throat warning:

If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

Do not use

  • to sedate a child or to make a child sleepy
  • in a child under 6 years of age
  • if user is now 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 prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen ask a doctor or pharmacist.

Ask a doctor before use if user has

  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • glaucoma
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • a breathing problem or chronic cough that lasts or as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if user is

  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
  • taking any other oral nasal decongestant or stimulant
  • taking any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

  • do not use more than directed
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • user gets nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • pain, cough, or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 5 days (children) or 7 days (adults)
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • new symptoms occur

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children, even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.


  • do not take more than 5 doses in any 24-hour period
  • do not exceed recommended dosage. Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause serious liver damage.
age dose
adults and children 12 years and over 4 teaspoons every 4 hours
children 6 to 12 years 2 teaspoons every 4 hours
children under 6 years do not use


  • each teaspoon contains: sodium 2 mg
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • dosage cup provided


anhydrous citric acid, artificial flavor, FD&C red no. 40, glycerin, menthol, polyethylene glycol, propyl gallate, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, sucralose


Call weekdays from 9 AM to 5 PM EST at 1-800-762-4675


The product packaging shown below represents a sample of that currently in use. Additional packaging may also be available.


Children’s Dimetapp Multi-Symptom Cold & Flu

Acetaminophen (Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer)

Chlorpheniramine Maleate (Antihistamine)

Dextromethorphan HBr (Cough Suppressant)

Phenylephrine HCl (Nasal Decongestant)

Relieves Nasal Symptoms

  • Stuffy Nose
  • Runny Nose
  • Sneezing

Plus Other Symptoms

  • Itchy, Watery Eyes
  • Cough
  • Fever, Headaches
  • Body Aches

4 FL OZ (118 mL)

alcohol-free ∙ red grape flavor

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We pledge to you that Dimetapp products contain only high quality ingredients and meet strict standards of quality and safety. You can trust Dimetapp products for your family.

Dosage Cup Provided

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Madison, NJ 07940 USA

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Packaged with Tamper-Evident bottle cap. Do Not Use if breakable ring is separated or missing.


acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hbr, phenylephrine hcl  liquid
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG NDC Product Code (Source) 0031-2246
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
acetaminophen (acetaminophen) acetaminophen 160 mg  in 5 mL
chlorpheniramine maleate (chlorpheniramine) chlorpheniramine maleate 1 mg  in 5 mL
dextromethorphan hydrobromide (dextromethorphan) dextromethorphan hydrobromide 5 mg  in 5 mL
phenylephrine hydrochloride (phenylephrine) phenylephrine hydrochloride 2.5 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
citric acid monohydrate  
FD&C Red No. 40  
polyethylene glycol  
propyl gallate  
propylene glycol  
sodium benzoate  
sodium citrate  
Product Characteristics
Color      Score     
Shape Size
Flavor Imprint Code
# NDC Package Description Multilevel Packaging
1 0031-2246-12 1 BOTTLE In 1 CARTON contains a BOTTLE
1 118 mL In 1 BOTTLE This package is contained within the CARTON (0031-2246-12)

Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph not final part343 10/04/2023

Labeler - Richmond Division of Wyeth (829390827)
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Richmond Division of Wyeth 829390827 MANUFACTURE, ANALYSIS, LABEL, PACK
Revised: 12/2010Richmond Division of Wyeth