Advil Cold & Sinus Caplets(ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine HCl)
ADVIL COLD AND SINUS
pseudoephedrine hydrochloride tablet, coated Wyeth Consumer Healthcare
Advil Cold & Sinus Caplets (ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine HCl)
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS (IN EACH CAPLET)
Ibuprofen 200 mg (NSAID)*
Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Pain reliever/fever reducer
temporarily relieves these symptoms associated with the common cold or flu:
minor body aches and pains
Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Stomach bleeding warning:
This product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause 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 an NSAID [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
Do not use
in children under 12 years of 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.
Ask a doctor before use if you have
problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain
high blood pressure
heart or kidney disease
trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
taken a diuretic
reached age 60 or older
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
taking any other drug containing a NSAID (prescription or nonprescription)
taking a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
under a doctor’s care for any serious condition
taking any other product that contains pseudoephedrine or any other nasal decongestant
taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
taking any other drug
When using this product
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
Stop use and ask a doctor if
you feel faint, vomit blood, or have bloody or black stools. These are signs of stomach bleeding.
fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
nasal congestion lasts for more than 7 days
symptoms continue or get worse
stomach pain or upset gets worse or lasts
redness or swelling is present in the painful area
you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
any new symptoms appear
If pregnant or breast-feeding,
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.
Keep out of reach of children
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
do not take more than directed
the smallest effective dose should be used
do not take longer than 7 days, unless directed by a doctor (see WARNINGS)
adults and children 12 years of age and over:
take 1 caplet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist. If symptoms do not respond to 1 caplet, 2 caplets may be used.
do not use more than 6 caplets in any 24-hour period unless directed by a doctor
children under 12 years of age: do not use
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).
read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.