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Theraflu ExpressMax Flu, Cough, and Sore Throat

Medically reviewed on Sep 24, 2018

Dosage form: syrup
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 650mg in 30mL, DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE 25mg in 30mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10mg in 30mL
Labeler: Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.
NDC Code: 0067-8131

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 30 mL)

Acetaminophen 650 mg

Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg

Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Antihistamine/cough suppressant

Nasal decongestant

Uses
temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:
minor aches and pains
minor sore throat pain
headache
nasal and sinus congestion
runny nose
sneezing
itchy nose or throat
itchy, watery eyes due to hay fever
cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
temporarily reduces fever

Warnings

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

more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours
with other drugs containing acetaminophen
3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

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
in a child under 12 years of age
if you are allergic to acetaminophen
with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on the skin
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
high blood pressure
thyroid disease
diabetes
glaucoma
trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema

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

When using this product
do not exceed recommended dosage
avoid alcoholic drinks
marked drowsiness may occur
alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if
nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs
fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
redness or swelling is present
new symptoms occur
pain, cough or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
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.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
do not use more than directed
measure the dose correctly using the enclosed dosing cup
take every 4 hours in dosing cup provided, while symptoms persist
do not take more than 5 doses (150 mL) in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor
 
Age
 
Dose
 
adults and children 12 years of age and over
 
30 mL
 
children under 12 years of age
 
do not use

Other information
each 30 mL contains: potassium 25 mg, sodium 16 mg
store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive ingredients

acesulfame potassium, alcohol, anhydrous citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, maltitol solution, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate

Questions or Comments?

call 1-800-452-0051

Principal Display Panel

NDC 0067-8131-08

THERAFLU®

ExpressMax™

FLU, COUGH & SORE THROAT

BERRY FLAVOR

ACETAMINOPHEN - PAIN RELIEVER/FEVER REDUCER

DIPHENHYDRAMINE HCL – ANTIHISTAMINE/COUGH SUPPRISSANT

PHENYLEPHRINE HCL – NASAL DECONGESTANT

•NASAL CONGESTION • HEADACHE • SORE THROAT PAIN •RUNNY NOSE • BODY ACHE •COUGH • FEVER

8.3 FL OZ (245.5Ml)

Alcohol Content: 10%

*Maximum Strength per 4 hour dose.

Distributed by: Novartis Consumer Health, Inc., Parsippany, NJ 07054-0622

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THERAFLU EXPRESSMAX  FLU, COUGH, AND SORE THROAT
acetaminophen, diphenhydramine hcl, phenylephrine hcl syrup
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0067-8131
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN650 mg  in 30 mL
DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE (DIPHENHYDRAMINE) DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE25 mg  in 30 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE10 mg  in 30 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ACESULFAME POTASSIUM 
ALCOHOL 
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
EDETATE DISODIUM 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GLYCERIN 
MALTITOL 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM CITRATE 
WATER 
Product Characteristics
ColorREDScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorBERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0067-8131-08245.5 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34107/15/2015
Labeler - Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. (879821635)

 
Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.

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