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Childrens Plus Multi Symptom Cold

Medically reviewed on May 28, 2018

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 160mg in 5mL, CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE 1mg in 5mL, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 5mg in 5mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 2.5mg in 5mL
Labeler: Dolgencorp, Inc. (DOLLAR GENERAL & REXALL)
NDC Code: 55910-043

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

Phenylephrine HCl 2.5 mg

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Antihistamine

Cough suppressant

Nasal decongestant

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

Warnings

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.

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

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
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist
  • 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. .
  • if your child is allergic to acetaminophen or any of the inactive ingredients in this product

Ask a doctor before use if your child has
  • a breathing problem such as chronic bronchitis
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • glaucoma
  • liver disease

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if your 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
  • fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • pain, nasal congestion or cough gets worse or lasts for more than 5 days
  • nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occurs
  • 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) immediately. 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
  • mL=milliliter
  • shake well before using
  • measure only with dosing cup provided
  • do not use any other dosing device
  • keep dosing cup with product
  • do not give more than 5 times in 24 hours
  • if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last
  • find the right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose, otherwise, use age.
Weight (lb)Age (yr)Dose (mL)
 48-956-1110 mL
 36-47 4-5 do not use unless directed by a doctor
under 36under 4do not use

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

Inactive ingredients

carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, D&C red #33, FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #40, flavor, glycerin, microcrystalline cellulose, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucrose, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

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Ages 6 to 11 years

Children's Plus Multi-Symptom Cold

Acetaminophen

Chlorpheniramine Maleate

Dextromethorphan HBr

Phenylephrine HCl

Oral Suspension

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Antihistamine

Cough suppressant

Nasal decongestant

*Compare to active ingredients in Children's Tylenol® Plus Multi-Symptom Cold

Grape Flavored

Relieves:

Fever

Sore Throat

Sneezing

Runny Nose

Cough

Stuffy Nose

FL OZ (mL)

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

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DISTRIBUTED BY DOLGENCORP, LLC

100 MISSION RIDGE

GOODLETTSVILLE, TN 37072

Package Label

Dollar General Children's Plus Multi Symptom Cold Suspension

CHILDRENS PLUS MULTI SYMPTOM COLD 
acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, phenylephrine hydrochloride suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55910-043
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
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE2.5 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GLYCERIN 
WATER 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SORBITOL 
SUCROSE 
XANTHAN GUM 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorGRAPEImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55910-043-041 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 FINALpart34104/30/2015
Labeler - Dolgencorp, Inc. (DOLLAR GENERAL & REXALL) (068331990)

 
Dolgencorp, Inc. (DOLLAR GENERAL & REXALL)

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