Advil flu body ache caplets

Active Ingredients (in each caplet):

Ibuprofen 200 mg

Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg

Uses:

  • temporarily relieves these symptoms associated with the common cold, sinusitis, or flu
    · headache
    · fever
    · nasal congestion
    · minor body aches and pains

Warnings:

Allergy alert:   Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: · hives · facial swelling · asthma (wheezing) · shock

Stomach bleeding warning:   Taking more than recommended may cause stomach bleeding

Alcohol warning:   If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take ibuprofen or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Ibuprofen may cause stomach bleeding.

Do not use

  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to 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

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • heart disease · high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease · diabetes
  • ulcers · kidney disease
  • bleeding problems
  • stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach or pain
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • had problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • taking any other product that contains ibuprofen or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • taking any other product that contains pseudoephedrine or any other nasal decongestant
  • under a doctor's care for any continuing medical condition
  • over 65 years of age
  • taking any other drug
  • taking a prescription product for anticoagulation (blood thinning) or a diuretic
  • taking aspirin for cardioprotection

When using this product

  • do not use more than directed
  • take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
  • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • nasal congestion lasts for more than 7 days
  • fever lasts for more than 3 days
  • symptoms continue or get worse
  • any new symptoms appear
  • stomach pain occurs with use of this product or if even mild pain persists

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use this product 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. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions:

  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: Take 1 caplet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist. If symptoms do not respond to 1 caplet, 2 caplets may be used.
  • do not use more than 6 caplets in any 24-hour period unless directed by a doctor
  • the smallest effective dose should be used
  • children under 12 years of age: consult a doctor

Other Information:

  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).
  • read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.

Inactive Ingredients:   carnauba or equivalent wax, croscarmellose sodium, iron oxide, methylparaben, microcrystalline cellulose, propylparaben, silicon dioxide, sodium benzoate, sodium lauryl sulfate, starch, stearic acid, sucrose, titanium dioxide

How Supplied:

Blister packs of 20 caplets.

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