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DRISTAN COLD MULTISYMPTOM

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 2, 2020.

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg, CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE 2mg, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg
Labeler: Wyeth Consumer Healthcare LLC
NDC Code: 0573-1238

DRISTAN® COLD MULTI-SYMPTOM

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each tablet)Purposes
Acetaminophen, USP 325 mgPain reliever/Fever reducer
Chlorpheniramine maleate, USP 2 mgAntihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl, USP 5 mgNasal decongestant

Uses
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms associated with a cold, or flu:
    • headache
    • nasal congestion
    • sore throat
    • fever
    • minor aches and pains
  • temporarily relieves minor aches, pains and headache as well as these symptoms of hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
    • runny nose
    • sneezing
    • nasal congestion
    • itching of the nose or throat
    • itchy, watery eyes
  • temporarily relieves minor aches, pains, headache and nasal congestion as well as sinus congestion and pressure, and reduces swelling of nasal passages

Warnings

Liver warning

This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take

  • more than 12 tablets in any 24-hour period, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Allergy alert: acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • skin reddening
  • blisters
  • rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

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 a child or to make a child sleepy
  • 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.
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen ask a doctor or pharmacist.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • glaucoma
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema, asthma, or chronic bronchitis

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
  • taking any other oral nasal decongestant or stimulant
  • taking any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product
  • do not use more than directed
  • drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • pain 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

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children, even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
  • do not use more than 12 tablets in any 24-hour period
  • do not exceed recommended dosage. Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause serious liver damage
  • this adult product is not intended for use in children under 12 years of age
agedose
adults and children 12 years and over2 tablets every 4 hours
children under 12 yearsdo not use

Other information
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • tamper-evident individual blisters

Inactive ingredients

calcium stearate, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow no. 6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid

Questions or comments?

Call weekdays from 9 AM to 5 PM EST at 1-800-535-0026

Made in Canada

For most recent product information, visit www.dristan.com

Distributed by: Pfizer, Madison, NJ 07940 USA

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 20 Tablet Blister Pack Carton

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Dristan®
Cold

Acetaminophen➤➤Pain reliever/Fever reducer
Chlorpheniramine maleate➤➤Antihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl➤➤Nasal decongestant

multi-symptom formula

For relief of Nasal Congestion, Sinus Pressure, Headache,
Aches and Pains, Fever, Runny Nose and Sneezing

20 COATED TABLETS

DRISTAN COLD MULTISYMPTOM 
acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine maleate, phenylephrine hcl tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0573-1238
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg
CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE (CHLORPHENIRAMINE) CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE2 mg
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CALCIUM STEARATE 
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE 
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
CROSPOVIDONE (15 MPA.S AT 5%) 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
POVIDONE, UNSPECIFIED 
STARCH, CORN 
STEARIC ACID 
Product Characteristics
ColorYELLOW (Upper Yellow Layer) , WHITE (Bottom White Layer) Scoreno score
ShapeROUND (Round film-coated tablet) Size5mm
FlavorImprint Coded
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0573-1238-212 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
110 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34105/05/2005
Labeler - Wyeth Consumer Healthcare LLC (828831730)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
PF Consumer Healthcare Canada ULC203812479ANALYSIS(0573-1238), LABEL(0573-1238), MANUFACTURE(0573-1238), PACK(0573-1238)

 
Wyeth Consumer Healthcare LLC

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