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MULTI SYMPTOM SEVERE COLD

Medically reviewed on Sep 20, 2018

Dosage form: powder, for solution
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 500mg, DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE 25mg, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 69842-700

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.

CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Multi-Symptom Severe Cold Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each packet)

Acetaminophen 500 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 have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients
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 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
a sodium-restricted diet

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.

Overdose warning: In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222). 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 (see overdose warning)
take every 4 hours, while symptoms persist. Do not take more than 6 packets in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.

Age

Dose

adults and children 12 years of age and over

one packet

children under 12 years of age

do not use

dissolve contents of one packet into 8 oz. hot water: sip while hot. Consume entire drink within 10-15 minutes.
if using a microwave, add contents of one packet to 8 oz. of cool water: stir briskly before and after heating. Do not overheat.

Other information
each packet contains: potassium 10 mg and sodium 26 mg
phenylketonurics: contains phenylalanine 15 mg per packet
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Protect product from heat and moisture.

Inactive ingredients

acesulfame potassium, anhydrous citric acid, aspartame, colloidal silicon dioxide, FD&C yellow #6, flavors, maltodextrin, pregelatinized starch, sodium citrate, sucrose, tribasic calcium phosphate

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Multi-Symptom Severe Cold

ACETAMINOPHEN

Pain reliever; Fever reducer

DIPHENHYDRAMINE HCl

Antihistamine; Cough suppressant

PHENYLEPHRINE HCl

Nasal decongestant

Relieves:

Nasal congestion

Sore throat pain

Cough

Headache & fever

Body ache

Runny nose & sneezing

Green Tea & Citrus Flavors

6 PACKETS

MULTI SYMPTOM SEVERE COLD 
acetaminophen, diphenhydramine hcl, phenylephrine hcl powder, for solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69842-700
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN500 mg
DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE (DIPHENHYDRAMINE) DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE25 mg
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE10 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ACESULFAME POTASSIUM 
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
ASPARTAME 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
MALTODEXTRIN 
SODIUM CITRATE, UNSPECIFIED FORM 
SUCROSE 
TRIBASIC CALCIUM PHOSPHATE 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITE (ORANGE) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCITRUSImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:69842-700-916 POWDER, FOR SOLUTION in 1 CARTON
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34109/14/2016
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
CVS Pharmacy

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