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Vicks DayQuil Cold and Flu

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: Acetaminophen 325mg, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 10mg, Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 5mg
Labeler: Mechanical Servants, Inc.
NDC Code: 29485-2827

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Vicks®
DayQuil® Cold and Flu

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each LiquiCap) Purpose
Acetaminophen 325 mgPain reliever/fever reducer
Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mgCough suppressant
Phenylephrine HCl 5 mgNasal decongestant

Uses

temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:

  • nasal congestion
  • cough due to minor throat & bronchial irritation
  • sore throat
  • headache
  • minor aches & pains
  • fever

Warnings

Liver warning

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

  • more than 4 doses in 24 hrs, which is the maximum daily amount for this product
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks daily while using this product

Sore throat warning

If sore throat is severe, lasts for more than 2 days, occurs with or is followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, see a doctor promptly.

Do not use
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • 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
  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • trouble urinating due to enlarged prostate gland
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • persistent or chronic cough as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking the blood thinning drug warfarin.

When using this product, do not use more than directed.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless
  • symptoms get worse or last more than 5 days (children) or 7 days (adults)
  • 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.

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

Keep out of reach of children.

Overdose warning

Taking more than directed can cause serious health problems. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults & for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
  • take only as directed - see Overdose warning
  • do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hrs
adults & children 12 yrs & over2 LiquiCaps with water every 4 hrs
children 4 to under 12 yrsask a doctor
children under 4 yrsdo not use
  • when using other DayQuil or NyQuil® products, carefully read each label to insure correct dosing

Other information
  • store at room temperature

Inactive ingredients

FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C Yellow No. 6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol special, titanium dioxide

Questions?

1-800-251-3374

Manufactured by Procter & Gamble
Cincinnati OH 45202

Distributed by Convenience Valet®
Melrose Park, IL 60160

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 2 Capsule Pouch Package

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VICKS DAYQUIL  COLD AND FLU
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, and phenylephrine hydrochloride capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:29485-2827(NDC:37000-558)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Acetaminophen (Acetaminophen) Acetaminophen325 mg
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (Dextromethorphan) Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide10 mg
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride (Phenylephrine) Phenylephrine Hydrochloride5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POVIDONE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SORBITOL 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize21mm
FlavorImprint CodeDQUIL
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:29485-2827-81 POUCH (POUCH) in 1 PACKAGE
12 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED (CAPSULE) in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34101/01/2010
Labeler - Mechanical Servants, Inc. (005530951)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Mechanical Servants, Inc.005530951RELABEL

Revised: 01/2012
 
Mechanical Servants, Inc.

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