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I have 24 hour sudafed pills. 240mg per pill. Can I give my 10 year old a half of pill which would be 120mg. She weighs 150 pounds.
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Dr. Saha
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Hello,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
In her age, the maximum dose is 120 mg. in 24 hours.
In children of this age, 25-59 mg. of sustained release preparations are used 12 hourly.
So, 120 mg. at one go may not be suitable for her.

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