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Childrens Plus Cough and Runny Nose

Medically reviewed on Oct 12, 2018

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 160mg in 5mL, CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE 1mg in 5mL, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 5mg in 5mL
Labeler: Select Brand Dist.
NDC Code: 15127-950

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 5 mL)

Acetaminophen 160 mg

Chlorpheniramine maleate 1 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Antihistamine

Cough suppressant

Uses
  • temporarily relieves the following cold/flu symptoms:
    • minor aches and pains
    • cough
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • sneezing and runny nose
    • temporarily reduces fever

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if your child takes:

  • more than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs contaning acetaminophen

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 make a child sleepy
  • in a child who is 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 child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or non-prescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • if your child is allergic to acetaminophen or any of the inactive ingredients in this product.

Ask a doctor before use if the child has
  • liver disease
  • glaucoma
  • a breathing problem such as chronic bronchitis
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the child is taking
  • sedatives or tranquilizers
  • the blood thinning drug warfarin

When using this product
  • do not exceed recommended dose (see overdose warning)
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • new symptoms occur
  • redness or swelling is present
  • pain or cough gets worse or lasts for more than 5 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days 
  • cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts 

These could be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children.

Overdose warning: Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause liver damage. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away. Quick medical attention is critical even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
  • this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
  • do not take more than 5 doses in any 24-hour period
  • measure only with dosing cup provided. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • keep dosing cup with product
  • mL = milliliter
  • shake well before using
  • if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptom last
  • find the right dose on chart below. If possible, use weigh to dose; otherwise, use age.
Weight (lb)Age (yr)Dose (mL)
 48-95 6-11 10 mL
 36-47 4-5 do not use unless directed by a doctor
 under 36under 4 do not use

Other Information
  • store at 20-25ºC (68-77ºF)
  • do not refrigerate

Inactive ingredients

acesulfame potassium, alcohol, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, D&C red 33, FD&C red 40, flavors, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, microcrystalline cellulose, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, xanthan gum

Principal Display Panel

Children's Plus Cough & Runny Nose

Acetaminophen  Pain Reliever / Fever Reducer

Chlorpheniramine maleate  Antihistamine

Dextromethorphan HBr  Cough Suppressant

*Compare to the active ingredients in Children's Tylenol® Plus Cough & Runny Nose

  • Fever/Sore Throat
  • Runny Nose & Sneezing
  • Cough

Ages 6-11

Oral Suspension

Alcohol 0.02% 

FL OZ (mL)

Cherry Flavor

Dosage Cup Provided

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, distributor of Children's Tylenol® Plus Cough & Runny Nose.

DISTRIBUTED BY: SELECT BRAND® DISTRIBUTORS

Pine Bluff, AR 71603  USA   AC (870) 535-3635

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TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL AROUND BOTTLE OR UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

Package Label

Select Brand Children's Plus Cough & Runny Nose

CHILDRENS PLUS COUGH AND RUNNY NOSE 
acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hydrobromide suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:15127-950
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN160 mg  in 5 mL
CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE (CHLORPHENIRAMINE) CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE1 mg  in 5 mL
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE5 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ACESULFAME POTASSIUM 
CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM, UNSPECIFIED FORM 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
GLYCERIN 
HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP 
WATER 
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SORBITOL 
XANTHAN GUM 
ALCOHOL 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:15127-950-041 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34105/21/2013
Labeler - Select Brand Dist. (012578514)

 
Select Brand Dist.

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