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How much dimetapp cold & flu do I give a 4 year old that weighs 45lbs?

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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

Normally you wouldn't give any, since the indication on the package is for 6 years and up.
Trying warm steam in the bathroom, honey as a natural cough suppressant, and warm liquids may help first. However, if those aren't helping, you can get away with one teaspoon every 6 hours.

In brief: Depends

Normally you wouldn't give any, since the indication on the package is for 6 years and up.
Trying warm steam in the bathroom, honey as a natural cough suppressant, and warm liquids may help first. However, if those aren't helping, you can get away with one teaspoon every 6 hours.
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