Label: CHILDRENS PLUS COUGH AND RUNNY NOSE- acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hydrobromide suspension

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

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Updated December 16, 2019

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  • Active ingredients (in each 5 mL)

    Acetaminophen 160 mg

    Chlorpheniramine maleate 1 mg

    Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg

  • Purposes

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

    Antihistamine

    Cough suppressant

  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves the following cold/flu symptoms:
      • minor aches and pains
      • sore throat 
      • cough
      • sneezing and runny nose
      • headache
    • temporarily reduces fever
  • Warnings

    Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if your child takes:

    • more than 5 doses (10 mL) in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
    • with other drugs contaning acetaminophen

    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

    • to make a child sleepy
    • in a child who is 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 child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.
    • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or non-prescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
    • if your child is allergic to acetaminophen or any of the inactive ingredients in this product.

    Ask a doctor before use if the child has

    • liver disease
    • glaucoma
    • a breathing problem such as chronic bronchitis
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the child is taking

    • sedatives or tranquilizers
    • the blood thinning drug warfarin

    When using this product

    • do not exceed recommended dose (see overdose warning )
    • excitability may occur, especially in children
    • marked drowsiness may occur
    • sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • new symptoms occur
    • fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days
    • redness or swelling is present
    • pain or cough gets worse or lasts for more than 5 days
    • cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts 

    These could be signs of a serious condition.

    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 (1-800-222-1222) right away. Quick medical attention is critical even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

  • Directions

    • this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use.
    • mL = milliliter
    • shake well before using
    • do not give more than 5 doses in any 24-hour period
    • measure only with dosing cup provided. Do not use any other dosing device.
    • keep dosing cup with product
    • if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last
    • find the right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age
    Weight (lb)Age (yr)Dose (mL)
     48-95 6-11 10 mL
     36-47 4-5 do not use unless directed by a doctor
     under 36 under 4do not use
  • Other Information

    • store between 20-25ºC (68-77ºF). Do not refrigerate.
  • Inactive ingredients

    acesulfame potassium, alcohol, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, D&C red #33, FD&C red #40, flavors, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, microcrystalline cellulose purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, xanthan gum

  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

  • Principal Display Panel

    *Compare To Active Ingredients in Children's Tylenol® Plus Cough & Runny Nose

    Children's Plus COUGH & RUNNY NOSE

    Pain Reliever, Fever Reducer,

    Cough Suppressant, Antihistamine

    RELIEVES:

    • Fever & Sore Throat

    Acetaminophen

    • Sneezing & Runny Nose

    Chlorpheniramine Maleate

    • Cough

    Dextromethorphan HBr

    Alcohol 0.005%

    Oral Suspension

    FOR AGES 6 TO 11 YEARS

    FL OZ (mL)

    CHERRY

    *This product is not manufactured or distributed by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, distributor of Children's Tylenol® Plus Cough & Runny Nose.

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL AROUND BOTTLE OR UNDER CAP  IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

    KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.

    DISTRIBUTED BY: fred's, Inc.

    4300 NEW GETWELL RD, MEMPHIS,TN 38118

    www.fredsinc.com

    Questions or comments: 1855-331-FRED (3733)

  • Package Label

    Acetaminophen 160 mg, Chlorpheniramine maleate 1 mg, Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg

    FRED'S Children's Plus Cough & Runny Nose Cherry Flavor

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    CHILDRENS PLUS COUGH AND RUNNY NOSE 
    acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hydrobromide suspension
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55315-297
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    ACETAMINOPHEN (UNII: 362O9ITL9D) (ACETAMINOPHEN - UNII:362O9ITL9D) ACETAMINOPHEN160 mg  in 5 mL
    CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE (UNII: V1Q0O9OJ9Z) (CHLORPHENIRAMINE - UNII:3U6IO1965U) CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE1 mg  in 5 mL
    DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (DEXTROMETHORPHAN - UNII:7355X3ROTS) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE5 mg  in 5 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    ACESULFAME POTASSIUM (UNII: 23OV73Q5G9)  
    CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM (UNII: K679OBS311)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID (UNII: XF417D3PSL)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP (UNII: XY6UN3QB6S)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    D&C RED NO. 33 (UNII: 9DBA0SBB0L)  
    FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    SODIUM BENZOATE (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
    ALCOHOL (UNII: 3K9958V90M)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color    Score    
    ShapeSize
    FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:55315-297-041 in 1 BOX12/17/2015
    1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34112/17/2015
    Labeler - Freds Inc (005866116)