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Cold and Flu Severe by FRED'S, INC.

Medically reviewed on January 26, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 10mg, GUAIFENESIN 200mg, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg
Labeler: FRED'S, INC.
NDC Code: 55315-504

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.

Freds 44-503A

Active ingredients (in each caplet)

Acetaminophen 325 mg
Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg
Guaifenesin 200 mg
Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg 

Purpose

Pain reliever/fever reducer
Cough suppressant
Expectorant
Nasal decongestant 

Uses
  • temporarily relieves these common cold and flu symptoms:
    • headache
    • cough
    • nasal congestion
    • sore throat
    • minor aches and pains
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive
  • temporarily reduces fever 

Warnings

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

  • more than 4,000 mg in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • 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
  • 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 

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • liver disease
  • diabetes
  • heart disease
  • thyroid disease
  • difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema
  • high blood pressure
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus) 

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking the blood thinning drug warfarin. 

When using this product

do not exceed recommended dosage. 

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • new symptoms occur
  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • pain, nasal congestion, or cough gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • 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 accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) 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 take more than directed
  • adults and children 12 years and over
    • take 2 caplets every 4 hours
    • swallow whole - do not crush, chew, or dissolve
    • do not take more than 10 caplets in 24 hours
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor 

Other information
  • TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF OUTER PACKAGE IS OPENED OR BLISTER IS TORN OR BROKEN
  • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
  • see end flap for expiration date and lot number 

Inactive ingredients

corn starch, crospovidone, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, flavor, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, silicon dioxide, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sucralose, talc, titanium dioxide 

Questions or comments?

1-800-426-9391 

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NDC 55315-504-08

COLD & FLU SEVERE

Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan HBr, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine HCl
Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer, Cough Suppressant, Expectorant, Nasal Decongestant

• Headache • Fever • Sore Throat • Nasal Congestion • Cough • Mucus • Chest Congestion

24 CAPLETS

Compare to the active ingredients in: Tylenol® COLD + FLU SEVERE*

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PACKAGE IS OPENED OR IF BLISTER UNIT IS TORN, BROKEN OR SHOWS ANY SIGNS OF TAMPERING

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, owner of the registered trademark Tylenol® COLD + FLU SEVERE.

50844 ORG031650308

DISTRIBUTED BY: fred's Inc.
4300 NEW GETWELL RD, MEMPHIS, TN38118
www.fredsinc.com

100% satisfaction guaranteed
Questions or comments: 1-855-331-FRED (3733)

Freds 44-503A


COLD AND FLU  SEVERE
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55315-504
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN200 mg
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
STARCH, CORN 
CROSPOVIDONE 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MALTODEXTRIN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POVIDONE 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCRALOSE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorYELLOWScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize19mm
FlavorImprint Code44;503
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55315-504-082 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
112 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34108/04/2005
Labeler - FRED'S, INC. (005866116)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867894MANUFACTURE(55315-504)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867837PACK(55315-504)

 
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