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Proper Dosage for Children's Cold and Cough Medicine

Different medicines have different ingredients as well as different doses and concentrations.

Always remember:

  • Different medicines come with different dosing devices such as droppers and cups – always use the dosing device that comes with the product you have purchased.
  • Always use Robitussin products according to the label instructions on the package and bottle.
Cough Medicine Dosage for Children
  • Never give your child two or more medicines that have the same active ingredient at the same time.
  • Do not give adult-strength medicine to your child.
  • Use only the medicine that treats your child’s specific symptoms.
  • Do not use Robitussin medicines to make your child sleepy.

Quotation marksDifferent medicines have different ingredients as well as different doses and concentrations.Quotation marks


  • Robitussin Naturals Cough are DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS. †Ivy leaf relieves occasional cough and helps clear mucus associated with hoarseness, dry throat and irritants; non-naturally derived zinc (Immune Health liquid) and vitamin C (Immune Health Gummies) support a healthy immune system; non-naturally derived melatonin for occasional sleeplessness (Sleep liquid).*
  • **True Source Honey is ethically and transparently sourced. Click here to learn more
  • ^Read more about our non-GMO standard. here
  • This product contains the active ingredients Dextromethorphan.
  • **This product contains the active ingredients Dextromethorphan and Guaifenesin.
  • *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
  • Use as Directed.