Label: SEVERE CONGESTION AND COUGH, COLD AND FLU DAYTIME, NIGHTTIME- acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hbr, diphenhydramine hcl, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl kit

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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  • Active ingredients (in each caplet)(Daytime Severe Congestion & Cough)

    Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg
    Guaifenesin 200 mg
    Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg

  • Purpose

    Cough suppressant
    Expectorant
    Nasal decongestant

  • Active ingredients (in each caplet)(Nighttime Cold & Flu)

    Acetaminophen 325 mg
    Diphenhydramine HCl 12.5 mg
    Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg

  • Purpose

    Pain reliever/fever reducer
    Antihistamine/cough suppressant
    Nasal decongestant

  • Uses (Daytime only)

    • temporarily relieves:
    • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants
    • nasal congestion due to a cold
    • the intensity of coughing
    • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive
  • Uses (Nighttime only)

    • temporarily relieves these common cold and flu symptoms:
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • nasal congestion
    • runny nose and sneezing
    • cough
    • minor aches and pains
    • temporarily reduces fever
    • controls cough to help you get to sleep
  • Warnings(Nighttime only)

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

    • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
    • more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours
    • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

    Allergy alert: Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

    • blisters
    • rash
    • skin reddening

    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

    • 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.
    • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist. (Nighttime only)
    • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients (Nighttime only)
    • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin (Nighttime only)

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • heart disease
    • diabetes
    • thyroid disease
    • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema
    • high blood pressure
    • difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis (Nighttime only)
    • glaucoma (Nighttime only)
    • liver disease (Nighttime only)

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are (Nighttime only)

    • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
    • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

    When using this product

    • do not exceed recommended dosage
    • excitability may occur, especially in children (Nighttime only)
    • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness (Nighttime only)
    • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery (Nighttime only)
    • avoid alcoholic beverages (Nighttime only)
    • marked drowsiness may occur (Nighttime only)

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
    • symptoms do not get better within 7 days or occur with fever (Daytime only)
    • redness or swelling is present (Nighttime only)
    • pain, nasal congestion, or cough gets worse or lasts more than 7 days (Nighttime only)
    • new symptoms occur (Nighttime only)
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days (Nighttime only)
    • 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 right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

    Do not take  DAYTIME and NIGHTTIME products at the same time.

  • Directions

    • do not use more than directed
    • do not take more than 12 caplets in any 24-hour period
    • adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 caplets every 4 hours
    • children under 12 years: do not use
  • Other information

    • TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF OUTER PACKAGE IS OPENED OR BLISTER IS TORN OR BROKEN
    • store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
    • use by expiration date on package
  • Inactive ingredients (Daytime only)

    corn starch, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, FD&C red #40 aluminum lake, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, silicon dioxide, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

  • Inactive ingredients (Nighttime only)

    corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, iron oxide yellow, magnesium stearate, methacrylic acid and ethyl acrylate copolymer, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, silicon dioxide, sodium bicarbonate, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-426-9391

  • Principal Display Panel

    ♥︎CVS
    Health®

    Compare to the active ingredients in
    Maximum Strength Mucinex® FAST-MAX® 
    Day Time Severe Congestion & Cough
    and Night Time Cold & Flu*

    MAXIMUM STRENGTH Daytime
    Severe Congestion
    & Cough

    DEXTROMETHORPHAN HBr - Cough suppressant
    GUAIFENESIN - Expectorant
    PHENYLEPHRINE HCl - Nasal decongestant

    Multi-Symptom:
    • Controls cough
    • Relieves nasal &
      chest congestion
    • Thins & loosens mucus

    20 CAPLETS

    Actual Size

    MAXIMUM STRENGTH Nighttime
    Cold & Flu

    ACETAMINOPHEN - Pain reliever, Fever reducer
    DIPHENHYDRAMINE HCl - Antihistamine/Cough suppressant
    PHENYLEPHRINE HCl - Nasal decongestant

    Relieves:
    • Aches, fever & sore throat
    • Cough
    • Runny nose & sneezing
    • Nasal congestion

    10 CAPLETS

    Actual Size

    Total 30 CAPLETS

    50844     REV1021B64869401

    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
    RB Health (US) LLC, owner of the registered trademark
    Maximum Strength Mucinex® FAST-MAX® Day Time
    Severe Congestion & Cough and Night Time Cold & Flu.
    50844                  REV1021B64869401

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    Do not take the Daytime and Nighttime caplets at the same time.

    CVS Health 44-648694

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    SEVERE CONGESTION AND COUGH, COLD AND FLU  DAYTIME, NIGHTTIME
    acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hbr, diphenhydramine hcl, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl kit
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69842-987
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:69842-987-011 in 1 PACKAGE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product07/01/2017
    Quantity of Parts
    Part #Package QuantityTotal Product Quantity
    Part 12 BLISTER PACK 20 
    Part 21 BLISTER PACK 10 
    Part 1 of 2
    SEVERE CONGESTION AND COUGH  DAYTIME
    dextromethorphan hbr, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hcl tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (DEXTROMETHORPHAN - UNII:7355X3ROTS) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg
    GUAIFENESIN (UNII: 495W7451VQ) (GUAIFENESIN - UNII:495W7451VQ) GUAIFENESIN200 mg
    PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (UNII: 04JA59TNSJ) (PHENYLEPHRINE - UNII:1WS297W6MV) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 2--ALUMINUM LAKE (UNII: 4AQJ3LG584)  
    FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    MALTODEXTRIN (UNII: 7CVR7L4A2D)  
    MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    POLYSORBATE 80 (UNII: 6OZP39ZG8H)  
    POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 532B59J990)  
    POVIDONE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO (UNII: 5856J3G2A2)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    Colorred (maroon) Scoreno score
    ShapeOVALSize19mm
    FlavorImprint Code 44;648
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    110 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart34107/20/2015
    Part 2 of 2
    COLD AND FLU  NIGHTTIME
    acetaminophen, diphenhydramine hcl, phenylephrine hcl tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    ACETAMINOPHEN (UNII: 362O9ITL9D) (ACETAMINOPHEN - UNII:362O9ITL9D) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg
    DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE (UNII: TC2D6JAD40) (DIPHENHYDRAMINE - UNII:8GTS82S83M) DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE12.5 mg
    PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (UNII: 04JA59TNSJ) (PHENYLEPHRINE - UNII:1WS297W6MV) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM (UNII: M28OL1HH48)  
    CROSPOVIDONE (UNII: 2S7830E561)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 1 ALUMINUM LAKE (UNII: J9EQA3S2JM)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 2--ALUMINUM LAKE (UNII: 4AQJ3LG584)  
    FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW (UNII: EX438O2MRT)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    METHACRYLIC ACID AND ETHYL ACRYLATE COPOLYMER (UNII: NX76LV5T8J)  
    MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 532B59J990)  
    POVIDONE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    SODIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: 8MDF5V39QO)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorblueScoreno score
    ShapeOVALSize19mm
    FlavorImprint Code 44;694
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    110 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart34107/01/2017
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart34107/01/2017
    Labeler - CVS PHARMACY (062312574)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.832867837manufacture(69842-987) , pack(69842-987)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.832867894manufacture(69842-987)
    Establishment
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    LNK International, Inc.117025878manufacture(69842-987)