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Daytime Cold and Flu by Best Choice (Valu Merchandisers Company)

Medically reviewed on January 22, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg in 15mL, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 10mg in 15mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg in 15mL
Labeler: Best Choice (Valu Merchandisers Company)
NDC Code: 63941-466

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 15 mL)

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethoprhan HBr 10 mg

Phenlyephrine HCl 5 mg

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Cough suppressant

Nasal decongestant

Uses
  • temporarily relieves these common cold/flu symptoms:
    • minor aches and pains
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • fever
    • nasal congestion
    • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation

Warnings

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

  • adult takes more than 4 doses (30 mL each) of acetaminophen in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • child takes more than 4 doses (15 mL each) in 24 hours
  • taken with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • adult has 3 or more alcoholic drinks everyday while using this product

Allery 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
  • 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.
  • 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.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • a sodium-restricted diet
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema 
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the user is

taking the blood thinning drug warfarin.

When using this product,

do not exceed recommended dosage.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occurs
  • pain, nasal congestion or cough gets worse or lasts 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 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 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)
  • do not take more than 4 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
adults and children 12 years and over 30 mL every 4 hours 
children 6 to under 12 years 15 mL every 4 hours 
children 4 to under 6 years ask a doctor 
children under 4 years do not use 
  • When using Day Time and Night Time products, carefully read each label to ensure correct dosing

Other information
  • each 15 mL contains: sodium 12 mg
  • store between 20-25ºC (68-77ºF). Do not refrigerate.

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, FD&C yellow #6, flavor, glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate, sorbitol, sucralose, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

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

Principal Display Panel

COMPARE TO THE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS IN VICKS® DAYQUIL® COLD & FLU*

DAYTIME COLD & FLU RELIEF

MULTI-SYMPTOM RELIEF

ACETAMINOPHEN 325 mg.......PAIN RELIEVER / FEVER REDUCER

DEXTROMETHORPHAN HBr 10 mg........COUGH SUPPRESSANT

PHENYLEPHRINE HCI 5 mg .......NASAL DECONGESTANT

RELIEVES

  • ACHES, FEVER & SORE THROAT
  • COUGH
  • NASAL CONGESTION

NON-DROWSY

FOR AGES 6 YEARS AND OVER

ALCOHOL-FREE / ANTIHISTAMINE FREE

FL OZ (mL)

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by The Procter & Gamble Company.Vicks® and DayQuil® are registered trademarks of The Procter & Gamble Company.

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

PROUDLY DISTRIBUTED BY:

VALU MERCHANDISERS, CO.

5000 KANSAS AVE

KANSAS CITY, KS 66106

www.bestchoicebrand.com

Package Label

BEST CHOICE Daytime Cold & Flu Relief

DAYTIME COLD AND FLU 
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, phenylephrine hydrochloride liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63941-466
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg  in 15 mL
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg  in 15 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
GLYCERIN 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
TRISODIUM CITRATE DIHYDRATE 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM CHLORIDE 
SORBITOL 
SUCRALOSE 
XANTHAN GUM 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63941-466-06177 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:63941-466-08237 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
3NDC:63941-466-10296 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
4NDC:63941-466-12355 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34106/30/2015
Labeler - Best Choice (Valu Merchandisers Company) (868703513)

 
Best Choice (Valu Merchandisers Company)

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