Alka-Seltzer Plus Flu Formula
Flu Formula, Maximum Strength, Effervescent Tablets, Honey Orange
Weight: 20 tablets
Adults and Children 12 Years and Over: Take 2 tablets fully dissolved in 4 oz of water every 6 hours. Do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor. Children Under 12 Years: Do not use. Store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.
Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold or flu: minor aches and pains; sore throat; headache; runny nose; coughing; sneezing. Temporarily reduces fever.
Aspirin/pain reliever-fever reducer. Chlorpheniramine maleate/antihistamine. Dextromethorphan hydrobromide/cough suppressant. Fever + pain relief. Fever + body ache. Cough. Headache. Runny nose. Sore throat. The official cold medicine of the US Ski Team. Each tablet contains sodium 387 mg. Made in Mexico.
Active Ingredients (in each Tablet): Aspiring (500 mg), Chlorpheniramine Maleate (2 mg), Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (15 mg). Inactive Ingredients: Acesulfame Potassium, Anhydrous Citric Acid, Aspartame, Calcium Silicate, Dimethylpolysiloxane, Docusate Sodium, FD&C Red 40, FD&C Yellow 6, Flavors, Mannitol, Povidone, Saccharin Sodium, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Bicarbonate.
Phenylketonurics: Contains phenylalanine 6.7 mg per tablet. Reye's Syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this medication for chicken pox or flu like symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin. Allergy Alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: hives; facial swelling; asthma (wheezing); shock. Alcohol Warning: If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take aspirin or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Aspirin may cause stomach bleeding. 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 Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug (If you do not know if your prescription drugs 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 you have ulcers; glaucoma; cough with excessive phlegm (mucus); breathing problems such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or asthma; stomach problems that persist or recur; difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland; a sodium restricted diet. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers; taking a prescription drug for anticoagulation (blood thinning), diabetes, gout, or arthritis. When using this product do not exceed recommended dosage; excitability may occur, especially in children; may cause marked drowsiness; avoid alcoholic drinks; 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); pain or cough 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); ringing in the ear or loss of hearing occurs. 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 compilations during delivery. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away. Do not use if pouch is torn or open.
ManufacturerBayer HealthCare LLC
PO Box 1910 Morristown, NJ 07962-1910 800-986-0369