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Alka-Seltzer Plus Multi-Symptom Cold and Flu Day Liquid Gels

Medically reviewed on October 6, 2017

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 10mg, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg
Labeler: Bayer Healthcare LLC.
NDC Code: 0280-1136

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.

Alka-Seltzer Plus Multi-Symptom Cold & Flu Day Liquid Gels

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each capsule)

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 10 mg

Phenylephrine hydrochloride 5 mg

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Cough suppressant

Nasal decongestant

Uses

Uses

· temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold or flu:

· minor aches and pains · headache · cough

· sore throat · nasal and sinus congestion

· 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 or severe

allergic reactions. Symptoms may include:

· skin reddening · blisters · rash · hives

· facial swelling · asthma (wheezing) · shock

If a skin or general allergic 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

● with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or

nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains

acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

● 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.

● if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its

ingredients

● in children under 12 years of age

Ask a doctor before use if you have

● liver disease ● heart disease ● high blood pressure

● thyroid disease ● diabetes

● cough with excessive phlegm (mucus)

● difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland

● persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma,

or emphysema

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

When using this productdo not exceed recommended dosage

Stop use and ask a doctor if

· pain, cough, or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than

7 days

· 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.

· nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs

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. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions

Directions

· do not take more than the recommended dose

· adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 capsules with water

every 4 hours. Do not exceed 10 capsules in 24 hours or as

directed by a doctor.

· children under 12 years: do not use

Other information

Other information

· store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat above 40ºC

(104ºF).

Inactive Ingredients

Inactive ingredients

Inactive ingredients ferrosoferric oxide NF, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, shellac purified, sorbitol-sorbitan solution

Questions or Comments?

Questions or comments? 1-800-986-0369 (Mon-Fri 9AM - 5PM EST)

Label

ALKA-SELTZER PLUS  MULTI-SYMPTOM COLD AND FLU DAY LIQUID GELS
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hbr, phenylephrine hcl capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0280-1136
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POVIDONE 
WATER 
SHELLAC 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
Product Characteristics
Colorwhite (Clear) Scoreno score
ShapeCAPSULESize20mm
FlavorImprint CodeFR;DC
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0280-1136-202 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
110 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34307/01/2016
Labeler - Bayer Healthcare LLC. (112117283)

 
Bayer Healthcare LLC.

Further information

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