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Leader severe cold and flu by Cardinal Health

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 10mg, GUAIFENESIN 200mg, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg
Labeler: Cardinal Health
NDC Code: 70000-0283

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.

Cardinal Health Severe Cold & Flu Drug Facts

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
for the temporary relief of the following cold/flu symptoms:
minor aches and pains
headache
sore throat
nasal congestion
cough
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 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
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
heart disease
high blood pressure
thyroid disease
diabetes
trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or 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 exceed recommended dosage

Stop use and ask a doctor if
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
new symptoms occur
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). Quick 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 (see overdose warning)

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
each caplet contains: sodium 3 mg

Inactive ingredients

acesulfame potassium, carnauba wax, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, flavor, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, silicon dioxide, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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Severe Cold & Flu

Acetaminophen | Dextromethorphan HBr

Guaifenesin | Phenylephrine HCl

Pain Reliever / Fever Reducer | Cough Suppressant

Expectorant | Nasal Decongestant

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Headache, Fever, Sore Throat

Nasal Congestion, Cough

Chest Congestion, Clears out Mucus

For Adults

24 CAPLETS

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LEADER SEVERE COLD AND FLU 
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:70000-0283
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
ACESULFAME POTASSIUM 
CARNAUBA WAX 
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
CROSPOVIDONE (15 MPA.S AT 5%) 
MALTODEXTRIN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POLYVINYL ALCOHOL 
POVIDONES 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
STEARIC ACID 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
Product Characteristics
ColorYELLOWScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize20mm
FlavorImprint CodeL234
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:70000-0283-112 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
12 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34106/03/2017
Labeler - Cardinal Health (097537435)

 
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Medically reviewed on Jun 3, 2017

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