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Contac Cold and Flu Day by Meda Consumer Healthcare Inc.

Medically reviewed on June 27, 2018

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 500mg, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg
Labeler: Meda Consumer Healthcare Inc.
NDC Code: 46017-021

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each caplet)

Acetaminophen 500 mg

Phenylephrine hydrochloride 5 mg

Purpose

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Nasal decongestant

Uses

Temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:

  •  nasal congestion
  •  headache
  •  minor aches and pains
  •  stuffy nose
  •  sinus congestion and pressure
  •  sore throat
  •  fever

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take
■ more than 8 caplets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
■ with other drugs containing acetaminophen
■ 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, occurs with or is followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, ask 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               ■ trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
■  diabetes                  ■ high blood pressure              
■  thyroid disease

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

When using this product
■ do not exceed recommended dosage

Stop use and ask a doctor if
■ pain or nasal congestion gets worse or last more than 7 days
■ fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
■ redness or swelling is present
■ you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
■ new symptoms occur

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

Keep out of reach of children.

Overdose warning: Taking more than the recommended dose 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 as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions

■ Do not take more than directed (see overdose warning).
■ Adults and children 12 years of age and over: take 2 caplets every 6 hours as needed.
■ Do not take more than 8 caplets in 24 hours.
■ Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor.

Other information

store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Inactive ingredients:

corn starch, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, polyvinyl alcohol, potassium sorbate, povidone, sodium lauryl sulfate, stearic acid, talc.

Questions or comments?

call toll-free 1-855-874-0970 (English/Spanish) weekdays

Display Panel CONTAC Cold+Flu Day Caplets: 24 count Package

DAY

CONTAC®
COLD+FLU


Phenylephrine, Acetaminophen
Nasal Decongestant/Pain Reliever-Fever Reducer


Maximum Strength
Multi-Symptom


Nasal Congestion + Sinus Pressure +Sore Throat
Head & Body Aches + Fever


24 Day Caplets


CONTAC®
COLD+FLU
DAY
Non-Drowsy Relief
Get Well Soon!


Retain outer carton for complete directions and warnings.


TAMPER-EVIDENT PACKAGING FEATURE: This product is protected in a sealed blister. Do not use if blister or printed foil is broken.


Distributed by:
Meda Consumer Healthcare Inc.
Atlanta, GA 30339, Made in Canada
CONTAC® is a registered trademark of Meda AB
© Meda AB 2014 www.contac.com

CONTAC COLD AND FLU DAY 
acetaminophen and phenylephrine hydrochloride tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:46017-021
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN500 mg
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
STARCH, CORN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POLYSORBATE 80 
POLYVINYL ALCOHOL 
POTASSIUM SORBATE 
POVIDONE 
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE 
STEARIC ACID 
TALC 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScoreno score
ShapeCAPSULESize21mm
FlavorImprint Codesun;symbol
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:46017-021-081 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
1NDC:46017-021-998 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:46017-021-243 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
2NDC:46017-021-998 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34107/01/2014
Labeler - Meda Consumer Healthcare Inc. (831410522)

 
Meda Consumer Healthcare Inc.

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