Uses Temporarily relieves dry cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold Helps relieve chest congestion by loosening mucus and thinning bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive Directions Adults and children 12 years of age and older: Take 10 ml* every 2 hours. Children 2 to 12 years of age: Take 5 ml* every 2 hours. Children under 2 years of age: Not recommended. *Dosage cup included. 5 ml = 1 tsp.