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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Usual Pediatric Dosage:
0.25 to 0.5 mL/kg of body weight 1 to 4 times a day.
Usual Adult Dosage:
5 to 10 mL (1 to 2 teaspoonfuls) 1 to 4 times a day.
Store at controlled room temperature 59°-86° F (15°-30° C). Protect from light.
NOTE: This product may deposit a sediment if exposed to low temperatures. Filter if necessary.
Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container as defined in the USP
CAUTION: Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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