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Clemastine Fumarate Syrup

INDICATIONS

Clemastine Fumarate Syrup is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, rhinorrhea, pruritus and lacrimation. Clemastine Fumarate Syrup is indicated for use in pediatric populations (age 6 years through 12) and adults (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION).

It should be noted that clemastine is indicated for the relief of mild uncomplicated allergic skin manifestations of urticaria and angioedema at the 2 mg dosage level only.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

DOSAGE SHOULD BE INDIVIDUALIZED ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS AND RESPONSE OF THE PATIENT.

Pediatric

Adults and Children 12 Years and Over

For Symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis - The starting dose is 2 teaspoonfuls (1 mgclemastine) twice daily. Dosage may be increased as required, but not to exceed 12 teaspoonfuls daily (6 mg clemastine).

For Urticaria and Angioedema - The starting dose is 4 teaspoonfuls (2 mg clemastine) twice daily, not to exceed 12 teaspoonfuls daily (6 mg clemastine).

HOW SUPPLIED

Clemastine Fumarate Syrup: clemastine 0.5 mg/5 mL (present as clemastine fumarate 0.67 mg/5 mL). A clear, colorless liquid with a citrus flavor, in 120 mL bottle.

Store at controlled room temperature, between 20° and 25°C (68° and 77°F) (see USP).

Manufactured By: TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, Sellersville, PA 18960. Rev. 4/2003. FAD Rev date: 08/30/01

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/11/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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