ALKA-SELTZER PLUS SEVERE SINUS CONGESTION AND COUGH- acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide and phenylephrine hydrochloride capsule, liquid filled
Bayer Corporation Consumer Care Division
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|Active ingredients (in each capsule)||Purposes
|Acetaminophen 325 mg||Pain reliever/fever reducer
|Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 10 mg||Cough suppressant
|Phenylephrine hydrochloride 5 mg||Nasal decongestant
- temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold or flu:
- minor aches and pains
- sore throat
- nasal congestion
- temporarily relieves sinus congestion and pressure
- helps clear nasal passages and shrinks swollen membranes
- temporarily reduces fever
This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take
- more than 12 capsules 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
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.
- in children under 12 years of age
Ask a doctor before use if you have
- liver disease
- heart disease
- high blood pressure
- thyroid disease
- cough with excessive phlegm (mucus)
- difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
- persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema
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
- pain, cough, or nasal congestion 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.
- nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. 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 notice any signs or symptoms.
- do not take more than the recommended dose
- adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 capsules with water every 4 hours. Do not exceed 12 capsules in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor
- children under 12 years: do not use
store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.
FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #40, gelatin, glycerin, lecithin, mannitol, polyethylene glycol 400, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, shellac, simethicone, sorbitan, sorbitol, titanium dioxide
Questions or comments?
1-800-986-0369 (Mon-Fri 9AM - 5PM EST) or www.alkaseltzerplus.com
Distributed by: Bayer HealthCare LLC
P.O. Box 1910
Morristown, NJ 07962-1910
PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 20 Capsule Carton
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CONGESTION & COUGH
Nasal + Sinus Congestion
Headache + Pain
Phenylephrine HCl / Nasal decongestant
Dextromethorphan hydrobromide / Cough suppressant
Acetaminophen / Pain reliever-fever reducer
(Liquid Filled Capsules)