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Frequently Asked Questions

Kids Products

What do I do in case of an overdose?

If an overdose is taken or suspected, ring the Poison's Information Centre on 0800 764 766 (New Zealand) discontinue use and seek professional medical assistance immediately.

My child can open a bottle of Dimetapp®. Aren't they child proof?

The caps on Dimetapp® are child resistant and can provide some protection to a child opening the bottle. However, it is possible for children to open them, which is why you must always keep medicines out of reach of children.

Why are there colour-free and coloured products?

Some kids are sensitive to colours and additives, it can make them hyperactive or irritable. However, some kids prefer to take the 'purple' or the 'red' medicine, which they know and love. Anything that makes compliance easier has to be a good thing. The choice is yours - coloured or colour-free.

Do any Dimetapp® Elixirs contain sugar?

No, all Dimetapp® Elixirs are sugar-free.

Do any Dimetapp® Elixirs contain gluten?

Dimetapp® Elixirs contain no added gluten.

Adult Products

Why can I only use the Dimetapp® 12 Hr Nasal Spray for 3 days?

Repeated use without a break can result in “Rebound Congestion” which may result in the worsening of symptoms. Have a break after 3 continuous days of use and see your doctor if symptoms persist.

Do any Dimetapp® formulations contain phenylpropanolamine (PPA)?

No, the Dimetapp® range of products do not contain PPA. Dimetapp® Elixirs that have a decongestant contain phenylephrine.
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