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Cold and Chest Congestion Relief

Medically reviewed on April 9, 2017

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg in 15mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg in 15mL, GUAIFENESIN 200mg in 15mL
Labeler: Discount Drug Mart
NDC Code: 53943-521

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.

Cold & Chest Congestion Relief - 521

Drug Facts
Active ingredients
(in each tablespoonful, 15 mL)

Acetaminophen 325 mg
Guaifenesin 200 mg
Phenylephrine HCL 5 mg

Purpose

Pain reliver/Fever reducer
Expectorant
Nasal decongestant

Uses

temporarily relieves

  • minor aches and pains
  • sore throat
  • headache
  • nasal and sinus congestion
  • temporarily reduces fever
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes and make cough more productive

Warnings

Liver warning This product contains acetaminophen.

Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

  • more than 6 doses in 24 hours, which is the maxium 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. 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.f you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
  • for children under 12 years of age

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • thyroid disease
  • high blood pressure
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • a breathing problem or chronic cough that lasts or as occurs with smoking, asthma, emphysema
  • 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 use more than directed

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occur
  • redness or swelling is present
  • symptoms do not get better within 7 days or are accompanied by a fever
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • new symptoms occur
  • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or persistant headache. 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.

Keep out of reach of children.

Overdose warning

Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause liver damage. 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 noitce any signs or symptoms.

Directions
  • take only as recommended (see Overdose warning)
  • use dose cup or tablespoon (TBSP)
  • do not take more than 5 doses (150 mL) in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor

Age                              Dose
Children under              Do not use
12 years of age

Adults & children 12       2 tablespoonful
years and over              30 mL every 4 hours

Other information
  • each tablespoonful (15 mL) contains: sodium 10 mg, potassium 9 mg
  • dosage cup provided
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • do not refrigerate

Inactive ingredients

Acesulfame potassium, anhydrous citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C Yellow # 6, flavor, maltitol solution, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate

Questions?

Call weekdays from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST at 1-877-798-5944

Cold & Chest Congestion Relief product label

DISCOUNT
drug
mart
FOOD FAIR

*COMPARE TO THE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS IN THERAFLU® WARMING RELIEF COLD & CHEST COMGETION

LF-016

Cold & Chest Congestion Relief

Acetaminophen ....................Pain Reliever /Fever Reducer
Guaifenesin .................Expectorant
Phenylephrine HCL ................Nasal Decongestant

  • Thins & Loosens Mucus
  • Nasal & Chest Congestion
  • Sore Throat
  • Body Ache
  • Headache
  • Fever

ORANGE FLAVOR

8.3 FL OZ (245 mL)

DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SEAL UNDER CAP IS TORN OR MISSING
Failure to follow these warnings could result in serious consequences

* This product is not manufactured or distributed by Novartis Consumer Health Inc., owner of the registered trademark Theraflu® Cold & Chest Congestion.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

IF DISSATISFIED, RETURN THE UNUSED PORTION AND PACKAGE TO THE STORE WHERE PURCHASED. IF UNABLE TO RETURN TO STORE, SEND REASON FOR DISSATISFACTION, NAME, ADDRESS, AND EMPTY PACKAGE TO: DISCOUNT DRUG MART, 211 COMMERCE DRIVE, MEDINIA, OHIO 44256

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COLD AND CHEST CONGESTION RELIEF 
acetaminophen, guaifenesin, phenylephrine liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53943-521
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg  in 15 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE5 mg  in 15 mL
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN200 mg  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ACESULFAME POTASSIUM 
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
EDETATE DISODIUM 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
MALTITOL 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM CITRATE 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorORANGEImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:53943-521-30245 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34108/04/2016
Labeler - Discount Drug Mart (047741335)
Registrant - AptaPharma Inc. (790523323)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
AptaPharma Inc.790523323manufacture(53943-521)

 
Discount Drug Mart

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