Advil Allergy and Congestion Relief
Medically reviewed on September 20, 2016
Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE 4mg, IBUPROFEN 200mg, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10mg
Labeler: Navajo Manufacturing Company Inc.
NDC Code: 67751-149
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.
Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg
Ibuprofen 200 mg (NSAID)*
Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Pain reliever/Fever reducer
• temporarily relieves these symptoms associated with hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies, and the common cold:
• runny nose • itchy, watery eyes • itching of the nose or throat
• sneezing • nasal congestion • sinus pressure
• headache • fever • minor body aches and pains
• reduces swelling of the nasal passages
• temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose
Allergy alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:
• hives • facial swelling • asthma (wheezing) • shock • skin reddening • rash • blisters If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you:
• are age 60 or older
• have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
• take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
• take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs [aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others]
• have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
• take more or for a longer time than directed
• in children under 12 years of age because this product contains too much medication for children under this age
• if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer • right before or after heart surgery
• 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.
• you have a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
• stomach bleeding warning applies to you
• you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
• you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
• you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, asthma, thyroid disease, diabetes, glaucoma or have trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland • you are taking a diuretic
• under a doctor’s care for any serious condition
• taking sedatives or tranquilizers
• taking any other product that contains phenylephrine, chlorpheniramine or any other nasal decongestant or antihistamine
• taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin • taking any other drug
• take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
• the risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed • avoid alcoholic drinks
• be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
• drowsiness may occur
• alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
• may cause excitability especially in children
• you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
• feel faint • vomit blood • have bloody or black stools
• have stomach pain that does not get better
• pain gets worse or lasts more than 7 days • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
• nasal congestion lasts for more than 7 days • redness or swelling is present in the painful area • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless • symptoms continue or get worse
• any new symptoms appear
ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use ibuprofen during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
• do not take more than directed
• adults and children 12 years of age and over:
• take 1 tablet every 4 hours while symptoms persist
• do not use more than 6 tablets in any 24-hour period unless directed by a doctor
• children under 12 years of age: do not use because this product contains too much medication for children under this age
• read all warnings and directions before use. Keep Carton.
• store at 20-25°C (68-77°F) • avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)
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|ADVIL ALLERGY AND CONGESTION RELIEF
chlorpheniramine maleate, ibuprofen, phenylephrine hydrochloride tablet
|Labeler - Navajo Manufacturing Company Inc. (091917799)|
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