Nighttime Cough & Cold Relief Medicine for Kids

  • Relieves cough, congestion (stuffy nose), sneezing and runny nose to help your child rest and get a good night’s sleep
  • Intended for ages 6-13
  • Active ingredients: Diphenhydramine and Phenylephrine

Size: 4.0 fl. oz.; 120 mL

Age (year) Dose (mL)
Children 12 and 13 years of age 20 mL every 4 hours; do not take more than 120 mL in 24 hours
Children 6 to under 12 years of age 10 mL every 4 hours; do not take more than 60 mL in 24 hours
Children under 6 years of age Do not use
Product Label

Drug Facts

Active ingredients
(in each 5 mL)
Purpose
Diphenhydramine HCl 6.25 mgAntihistamine / Cough suppressant
Phenylephrine HCl 2.5 mgNasal decongestant

Uses

temporarily relieves:

  • sneezing
  • runny nose
  • itchy nose or throat
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold
  • nasal congestion

Warnings

Do not use

  • to make a child sleepy
  • in a child under 6 years of age
  • with any other drug containing diphenhydramine, even one used on the skin
  • in a child who is now 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 using this product.

Ask a doctor before use if your child has

  • heart disease
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • glaucoma
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • breathing problems such as chronic bronchitis
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if your child is taking sedatives or tranquilizers


When using this product

  • do not use more than directed
  • excitability in your child may occur
  • marked drowsiness in your child may occur
  • sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or occur with a fever
  • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of the reach of children. Dr. Cocoa™ is a medicine. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).


Directions

  • shake well before use
  • measure only with the provided double-ended dosing spoon
  • read dosing spoon carefully and select the correct spoon
    • large dosing spoon holds 5 mL when filled to the top rim
    • small spoon holds 2.5 mL when filled to the top rim
  • do not use dosing spoon with other products
  • dose as follows or as directed by a doctor
  • mL = milliliter
Age (year)Dose (mL)
Children 12 and 13 years of age20 mL every 4 hours; do not take more than 120 mL in 24 hours
Children 6 to under 12 years of age10 mL every 4 hours; do not take more than 60 mL in 24 hours
Children under 6 years of ageDo not use

Other information

  • each 5 mL contains: sodium 7 mg
  • store at 20 - 25°C (68 -77°F)

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, cocoa, maltitol, methylparaben, natural flavor, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucralose, trisodium citrate dihydrate


Questions or comments?

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Daytime cough and cold