Cough & Sore Throat

Relief from cough, aches and pains, fever, and sore throat.

Ages 4-11 years
Use only as directed.
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Sore

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Triaminic® Cough & Sore Throat
  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves:
      • minor aches and pains
      • headache
      • minor sore throat pain
      • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold
    • temporarily reduces fever

    Active ingredients (in each 5 mL, 1 teaspoonful)

    Active ingredients



    Dextromethorphan HBr
    160 mg
    5 mg
    Pain reliever/fever reducer
    Cough suppressant

    Other information

    • each teaspoonful contains: sodium 3 mg
    • contains no aspirin
    • store at controlled room temperature 20°-25°C (68°-77°F). Protect from light.
    • close cap tightly

    Inactive ingredients

    anhydrous citric acid, calcium sulfate, carrageenan, D&C red no. 33, edetate disodium, FD&C red no. 40, flavor, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, sucralose, tribasic sodium phosphate, xanthan gum

    Questions or comments?

    call 1-800-452-0051

  • Directions

    • this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
    • do not give more than directed
    • shake well before use
    • may be given every 4 hours, while symptoms persist. Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.
    • use enclosed dosing cup only. Keep for use with this product only.
      Do not use any other dosing device.



    children under 4 years of age
    children 4 to under 6 years of age
    children 6 to under 12 years of age
    do not use
    1 teaspoonful (5 mL)
    2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL)
  • Warnings

    Allergy alert: Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:
    • skin reddening
    • blisters
    • rash
    If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
    Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if your child takes
    • more than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
    • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
    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

    • in a child under 4 years of age
    • if your child is allergic to acetaminophen
    • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
    • in a child who is 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 child’s prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

    Ask a doctor before use if the child has

    • liver disease
    • chronic cough that lasts, or as occurs with asthma
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the child is taking the blood-thinning drug warfarin

    When using this product do not exceed recommended dosage

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • pain or cough gets worse or lasts more than 5 days
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
    • redness or swelling is present
    • new symptoms occur
    • cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.
    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 even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

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