Label: ALKA-SELTZER PLUS SEVERE COLD POWERFAST FIZZ- aspirin, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, phenylephrine bitartrate, doxylamine succinate kit

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

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Updated April 17, 2020

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  • Product

    Alka-Seltzer Plus Severe cold PowerFast Fizz Day Effervescent Tablets

  • Drug Facts

    Drug Facts

  • Active ingredients

    Active ingredients (in each tablet) Purposes

    Aspirin 325 mg (NSAID)*…….……………….Pain reliever/fever reducer

    Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 10 mg……………Cough suppressant

    Phenylephrine bitartrate 7.8 mg.......……....…...…..Nasal decongestant

    *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

  • Purpose

  • Uses

    Uses

    · temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold with cough:

    · minor aches and pains · headache · cough

    · nasal and sinus congestion · sore throat

    · temporarily reduces fever

  • Warnings

    Warnings

    Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

    Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

    · hives · facial swelling · asthma (wheezing) · shock

    Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe 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 prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs

    (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

    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

    Do not use

    ● if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer

    ● 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

    ● in children under 12 years of age

    Ask a doctor

    Ask a doctor before use if

    ● stomach bleeding warning applies to you

    ● you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn

    ● you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis,

    or kidney disease

    ● you are taking a diuretic

    ● you have

    ● asthma ● thyroid disease ● diabetes

    ● 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

    ● a sodium-restricted diet

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    · taking a prescription drug for

    · gout · diabetes · arthritis

    When using

    When using this product do not exceed recommended dosage

    Stop use

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    · an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.

    ● you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding

    ● feel faint ● vomit blood ● have bloody or black stools

    ● have stomach pain that does not get better

    · 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

    · ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs

    · cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. These

    could be signs of a serious condition.

    · nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs

    Pregnant or breastfeeding

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

    It is especially important not to use aspirin 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

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    Directions

    ● adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 tablets fully dissolved

    in 4 oz of water every 4 hours. Do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours

    or as directed by a doctor.

    ● children under 12 years: do not use

  • Other information

    Other information
    each tablet contains: potassium 80 mg; sodium 356 mg

    ● store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.

  • Inactive ingredients

    Inactive ingredients anhydrous citric acid, calcium silicate, dimethicone, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, flavor, mannitol, potassium bicarbonate, povidone, sodium bicarbonate, sucralose

  • Questions or comments

    Questions or comments? 1-800-986-0369 (Mon-Fri 9AM – 5PM EST)

  • Drug Facts

    Alka-Seltzer Plus Sever Cold PowerFast Fizz Night Effervescent Tablets

  • Active ingredients

    Active ingredients (in each tablet) Purposes

    Aspirin 500 mg (NSAID)*….………………….Pain reliever/fever reducer

    Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 10 mg……………Cough suppressant

    Doxylamine succinate 6.25 mg…………………………...…Antihistamine

    Phenylephrine bitartrate 7.8 mg.......…………….….Nasal decongestant

    *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

  • Purpose

  • Uses

    Uses

    ● temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:

    ● minor aches and pains ● headache ● runny nose

    ● sinus congestion and pressure ● cough ● sneezing

    ● sore throat ● nasal congestion

    ● temporarily reduces fever

  • Warnings

    Warnings

    Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

    Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

    ● hives ● facial swelling ● asthma (wheezing) ● shock

    Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe 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 prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs

    (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

    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 sedate children.

    Do not use

    ● if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer

    ● 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

    ● in children under 12 years of age

    Ask a doctor

    Ask a doctor before use if

    ● stomach bleeding warning applies to you

    ● you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn

    ● you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or

    kidney disease

    ● you are taking a diuretic

    ● you have

    ● asthma ● diabetes ● thyroid disease ● glaucoma

    ● cough with excessive phlegm (mucus)

    ● a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

    ● difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland

    ● persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma,

    or emphysema

    ● a sodium-restricted diet

    Ask a doctor

    Ask a doctor before use if

    ● stomach bleeding warning applies to you

    ● you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn

    ● you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or

    kidney disease

    ● you are taking a diuretic

    ● you have

    ● asthma ● diabetes ● thyroid disease ● glaucoma

    ● cough with excessive phlegm (mucus)

    ● a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

    ● difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland

    ● persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma,

    or emphysema

    ● a sodium-restricted diet

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    ● taking a prescription drug for

    ● gout ● diabetes ● arthritis

    ● taking sedatives or tranquilizers

    When using this product

    When using this product

    do not exceed recommended dosage

    ● may cause marked drowsiness

    ● avoid alcoholic drinks

    ● alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

    ● be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

    ● excitability may occur, especially in children

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    ● an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.

    ● you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding

    ● feel faint ● vomit blood ● have bloody or black stools

    ● have stomach pain that does not get better

    ● 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

    ● ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs

    ● 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

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

    It is especially important not to use aspirin 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

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    Directions

    ● adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 tablets fully dissolved

    in 4 oz of water every 6 hours. Do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours or

    as directed by a doctor.

    ● children under 12 years: do not use

  • Other information

    Other information
    each tablet contains: potassium 80 mg; sodium 356 mg

    ● store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.

  • Inactive ingredients

    Inactive ingredients anhydrous citric acid, calcium silicate, dimethicone, flavors, mannitol, potassium bicarbonate, povidone, sodium bicarbonate, sucralose

  • Questions or comments

    Questions or comments? 1-800-986-0369 (Mon-Fri 9AM - 5PM EST)

  • Package display

    Alka-Seltzer

    Plus®

    SEVERE

    Cold

    POWERFAST FIZZ™

    DAY/CITRUS

    NIGHT/LEMON

    NEW IMPROVED FLAVOR

    DAY NON-DROWSY

    ASPIRIN (NSAID) / Pain Reliever-Fever Reducer

    Dextromethorphan HBr / Cough Suppressant

    Phenylephrine Bitartrate / Nasal Decongestant

    • Nasal Congestion
    • Headache + Body Ache
    • Cough
    • Sore Throat
    • Sinus Pressure

    12 EFFERVESCENT TABLETS

    NIGHT

    ASPIRIN (NSAID) / Pain Reliever-Fever Reducer

    Dextromethorphan HBr / Cough Suppressant

    Doxylamine Succinate / Antihistamine

    Phenylephrine Bitartrate / Nasal Decongestant

    • Nasal Congestion
    • Headache + Body Ache
    • Cough
    • Runny Nose
    • Sore Throat

    8 EFFERVESCENT TABLETS

    20 count carton

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    ALKA-SELTZER PLUS SEVERE COLD POWERFAST FIZZ 
    aspirin, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, phenylephrine bitartrate, doxylamine succinate kit
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0280-0025
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0280-0025-011 in 1 CARTON; Type 0: Not a Combination Product04/01/2020
    Quantity of Parts
    Part #Package QuantityTotal Product Quantity
    Part 11 CARTON
    Part 21 CARTON 12 
    Part 1 of 2
    ALKA-SELTZER PLUS SEVERE COLD POWERFAST FIZZ NIGHT 
    aspirin, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, doxylamine succinate, phenylephrine bitartrate tablet, effervescent
    Product Information
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    ASPIRIN (UNII: R16CO5Y76E) (ASPIRIN - UNII:R16CO5Y76E) ASPIRIN500 mg
    DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (DEXTROMETHORPHAN - UNII:7355X3ROTS) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg
    DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE (UNII: V9BI9B5YI2) (DOXYLAMINE - UNII:95QB77JKPL) DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE6.25 mg
    PHENYLEPHRINE BITARTRATE (UNII: 27O3Q5ML57) (PHENYLEPHRINE - UNII:1WS297W6MV) PHENYLEPHRINE BITARTRATE7.8 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    DIMETHICONE (UNII: 92RU3N3Y1O)  
    ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID (UNII: XF417D3PSL)  
    MANNITOL (UNII: 3OWL53L36A)  
    SUCRALOSE (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    CALCIUM SILICATE (UNII: S4255P4G5M)  
    POTASSIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: HM5Z15LEBN)  
    POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    SODIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: 8MDF5V39QO)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorwhiteScoreno score
    ShapeROUNDSize25mm
    FlavorLEMONImprint Code ASP;NT
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    18 in 1 CARTON; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart34104/20/2020
    Part 2 of 2
    ALKA-SELTZER PLUS SEVERE COLD POWERFAST FIZZ DAY NON DROWSY 
    aspirin, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, phenylephrine bitartrate tablet, effervescent
    Product Information
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    PHENYLEPHRINE BITARTRATE (UNII: 27O3Q5ML57) (PHENYLEPHRINE - UNII:1WS297W6MV) PHENYLEPHRINE BITARTRATE7.8 mg
    DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (DEXTROMETHORPHAN - UNII:7355X3ROTS) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg
    ASPIRIN (UNII: R16CO5Y76E) (ASPIRIN - UNII:R16CO5Y76E) ASPIRIN325 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    CALCIUM SILICATE (UNII: S4255P4G5M)  
    ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID (UNII: XF417D3PSL)  
    DIMETHICONE (UNII: 92RU3N3Y1O)  
    FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    SUCRALOSE (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    SODIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: 8MDF5V39QO)  
    MANNITOL (UNII: 3OWL53L36A)  
    POTASSIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: HM5Z15LEBN)  
    Product Characteristics
    Colorwhite (Speckled) Scoreno score
    ShapeROUNDSize25mm
    FlavorCITRUSImprint Code ASP
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    112 in 1 CARTON; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart34104/20/2020
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart34104/01/2020
    Labeler - Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)