Dextromethorphan Dosing Chart

Dosing Guidelines for Delsym®

Age (Years) Dose (1 teaspoonful = 5 mL) Max Dose
2 years  to under 6 years 1/2 teaspoonful every 12 hours DO NOT exceed 1 teaspoon in 24 hours
6 years to under 12 years 1 teaspoonfuls every 12 hours DO NOT exceed 2 teaspoons in 24 hours
12 years and older 2 teaspoonfuls every 12 hours DO NOT exceed 4 teaspoons in 24 hours
Dosing guidelines for Delsym® (5 ml, dextromethorphan polistirix equivalent to 30 mg dextromethorphan hydrobromide)

** Always use a dropper, oral syringe, or cup with clear markings.  Do not use household utensils to measure a dose because they can vary.

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