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Childrens Plus Flu by Freds Inc

Medically reviewed on August 24, 2016

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: Freds Inc
NDC Code: 55315-300

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 HCI 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
    • sore throat
    • cough
    • sneezing and runny nose
    • headache
    • nasal congestion
    • stuffy 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
  • 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
  • liver disease
  • glaucoma
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • 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, nasal congestion or cough gets worse or last more than 5 days
  • fever gets worse or last more than 3 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) could 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.
  • mL =milliliter
  • shake well before using
  • do not give 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
  • 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)
 48-95 6-11 10 mL
 36-47 4-5 do not use unless directed by a doctor
 under 36 under 4 do not use

Other Information
  • store between 20-25ºC (68-77F) . Do not refrigerate

Inactive ingredients

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

Questions or comments?

Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

Principal Display Panel

 6-11 YEARS

CHILDREN'S PAIN RELIEF + FLU

ACETAMINOPHEN 160mg Pain reliever/Fever reducer

CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE 1 mg Antihistamine

DEXTROMETHORPHAN HBr 5 mg Cough Suppressant

PHENYLEPHRINE HCI 2.5 mg Nasal Decongestant

Relieves:

  • Fever
  • Sore Throat
  • Running nose
  • Sneezing
  • Cough
  • Nasal Congestion

BUBBLE GUM FLAVOR

Oral Suspension

*Compare To Active Ingredients in Children's Tylenol® Plus Flu

DOSAGE CUP PROVIDED   

FL OZ (mL)

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

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

KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.

Distributed by: fred's, Inc.

4300 NEW GETWELL RD, MEMPHIS, TN 38118

www.fredsinc.com

Package Label

Fred's Pharmacy Children's Pain Relief + Flu

CHILDRENS PLUS FLU 
acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, phenylephrine hci suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55315-300
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
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
GLYCERIN 
WATER 
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SORBITOL 
XANTHAN GUM 
SUCROSE 
CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorBUBBLE GUMImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55315-300-041 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 FINALpart34106/30/2015
Labeler - Freds Inc (005866116)

 
Freds Inc

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