Generic Name: Hyland's 4 Kids Cough Syrup Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup used for?

Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup is commonly used for temporarily relieves the symptoms of the common cold including moist, dry, tight, or tickling coughs, and chest congestion.

How should I take Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup?

Measure only with the dosing cup provided. Do not use dosing cup with other products.

How do I store Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup?

Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup?

Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup or other medications.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup?

Consult a physician if:

  • Symptoms persist for more than 7 days or worsen
  • Cough tends to recur or is accompanied by high fever, rash or persistent headache

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup?

Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup?

Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup?

Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup.

What is the dose of Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup for an adult?

Adults and children 12 years and over: 15 mL or 3 teaspoons every 15 minutes for up to 4 doses until relieved; then every 4 hours.

What is the dose of Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup for a child?

Children 2 years to under 6 years: 5 mL or 1 teaspoon every 15 minutes for up to 4 doses until relieved then; every 4 hours.

Children 6 years to under 12 years:  10 mL or 2 teaspoons every 15 minutes for up to 4 doses until relieved; then every 4 hours.

How is Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup available?

Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Syrup

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Hyland’s® 4 Kids Cough Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Review Date: October 24, 2017 | Last Modified: October 24, 2017

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