How many times a day should I take Robitussin capsule?
Take every 6-8 hours or as directed by a doctor. Maximum 4 doses per day.
Can I give Robitussin to my 1 year old?
Dextromethorphan relieves cough by acting directly on the cough center in the brain. This medicine is available without a prescription. Do not give any over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicine to a baby or child under 4 years of age.
Can I give my 3 year old children’s Robitussin?
It is not for use in children under 4 years old. **Children’s Nighttime Cough Long Acting DM contains Dextromethorphan and Chlorpheniramine. It is not for use in children under 6 years old.
How long should I wait between doses of Robitussin?
Adult Dosage: 10mL every 4 hours; max 6 doses/24 hours.
When is the best time to take Robitussin?
Take this medication by mouth with or without food, as directed by your doctor, usually every 4 hours. If you are self-treating, follow all directions on the product package. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Guaifenesin may have a bitter taste.
Why can’t kids have Robitussin?
Children under 2 years of age should not be given any kind of cough and cold product that contains a decongestant or antihistamine because serious and possibly life-threatening side effects could occur. Reported side effects of these products included convulsions, rapid heart rates and death.
Can I give my baby Robitussin?
Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unless specifically directed by the doctor.
Is Robitussin safe for toddlers?
It is a cough suppressant that works by decreasing the feeling of needing to cough. Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unless specifically directed by the doctor.