Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough Formula
Cold & Cough Formula, Effervescent Tablets, Citrus
Weight: 20 tablets
Adults and children 12 years and over, take 2 tablets fully dissolved in 4 oz of water every 4 hours. Do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor. Children under 12 years, do not use.
Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer, Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug. In Each Tablet. Antihistamine, in Each Tablet. Cough Suppressant, in Each Tablet. Nasal decongestant, in Each Tablet. Uses: Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold or flu: minor aches and pains; headache; cough; runny nose; nasal and sinus congestion; sneezing; sore throat. Temporarily reduces fever.
Other Information: Each tablet contains: sodium 415 mg. Phenylketonurics: Contains phenylalanine 9 mg per tablet. Store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat. Misc: Aspirin (NSAID)/pain reliever - fever reducer; Chlorpheniramine maleate/antihistamine, Dextromethorphan hydrobromide/cough suppressant; Phenylephrine bitartrate/nasal decongestant. Cough. Nasal congestion. Runny nose. Headache & body ache. Sinus pressure. Parents: Learn about teen medicine abuse. www.stopmedicineabuse.org. Made in Mexico.
Active Ingredients: Acetaminophen (325 mg). Chlorpheniramine Maleate (2 mg). Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (10 mg). Phenylephrine Bitartrate (7.8 mg). Inactive Ingredients: Acesulfame Potassium, Anhydrous Citric Acid, Aspartame, Calcium Silicate, Dimethylpolysiloxane, Docusate Sodium, FD&C Red 40, Flavors, Mannitol, Povidone, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Bicarbonate.
Warnings: Reye's syndrome warning: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness. Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: hives; facial swelling; asthma (wheezing); shock. Liver warning: true. Stomach bleeding: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you are age 60 or older; have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems; take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug; take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others); have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product; take more or for a longer time than directed. Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly. Do not use to sedate children. Other warnings: Do not use if pouch is torn or open. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Do not use: if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer; if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug (If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product); in children under 12 years of age. Ask a doctor before use if: stomach bleeding warning applies to you; you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn; you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease; you are taking a diuretic; you have asthma, diabetes, thyroid disease, glaucoma, cough with excessive phlegm (mucus); a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis; difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland; persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema; a sodium-restricted diet. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are: taking a prescription drug for gout; diabetes; arthritis; taking sedatives or tranquilizers. When using this product: do not exceed recommended dosage; may cause marked drowsiness; avoid alcoholic drinks; excitability may occur, especially in children; alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness; be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery. Stop use and ask a doctor if: an allergic reaction occurs (Seek medical help right away); you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding feel faint, vomit blood, have bloody or black stools, have stomach pain that does not get better; pain, cough, or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days; fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days; redness or swelling is present; new symptoms occur; cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts (These could be signs of a serious condition); nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs. Pregnancy/breast-feeding warning: If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. Keep out of reach of children.
ManufacturerBayer Consumer Care
PO Box 1910 Morristown, NJ 07962-1910 800-986-0369.