Dimetapp PE Sinus Day + NIght Tablets 24 - Discontinued




  • Provides 24 hour sinus and pain relief.
  • Non drowsy day tablets.
  • Night tablets for bedtime use.

Dimetapp PE Sinus Day + NIght Tablets provide 24 hour sinus and pain relief.

The day tablets contain phenylephrine and paracetamol.

Phenylephrine Hydrochloride is a decongestant that reduces the swelling (blocked nose) and secretions (runny nose) in the nasal passages and sinuses allowing the passages behind the nose and above the eyes to clear.

Paracetamol is an analgesic that relieves sinus and headache pain and fever.

The night tablets contain phenyleprhine, paracetamol and chlorpheniramine.

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that relieves allergy and hay fever symptoms. It can cause drowsiness which when taken at night helps with getting a much needed good night sleep when  suffering from cold and flu symptoms.


Active ingredients per tablet:
Phenylephrine hydrochloride 5mg
Paracetamol 500mg
Phenylephrine hydrochloride 5mg
Paracetamol 500mg
Chlorpheniramine maleate 2mg


Adults and children 12 years and over:
Day tablets (white)
2 tablets in the morning, 2 tablets at lunchtime and 2 tablets in the afternoon as necessary.
Night tablets (pink)
2 tablets in the evening at bedtime as necessary.

Maximum number of doses: 6 day tablets (white) and 2 night tablets (pink) in 24 hours.

When to stop:
Adults: after afew days.
Children 12 years and over: 48 hours, except on medical advice.


Do not use:

  • if you have taken paracetamol
  • if you have taken anti-histamines
  • if you need to drive a car
  • if you need to operate machinery
  • for children under 12 years

Ask your doctor before use if you:

  • have high blood pressure
  • are taking anti-depressants
  • have heart problems
  • are pregnant

Phenylephrine may cause sleeplessness in some people. Night tablets may cause drowsiness. Avoid alcohol. Be cautious about driving a vehicle or operating machinery within 8 hours of taking this medicine. If still affected do not drive a vehicle or operate machinery. Avoid alcohol.

Keep to recommended dose. If an overdose is taken or suspected, ring the Poison Information Centre New Zealand 0800 764 766 or go to a hospital straight away even if you feel well because of the risk of delayed serious liver damage.

Pharmacy Only

Medicines have benefits and some have risks.
Always read the label and use only as directed. If symptoms persist or you have side effects see your healthcare professional.

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