Label: BASIC CARE DAYTIME NIGHTTIME SEVERE COLD AND FLU- acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hydrochloride, doxylamine succinate kit

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

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Updated October 22, 2019

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  • Active ingredients (in each caplet) Daytime

    Acetaminophen 325 mg

    Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

    Guaifenesin 200 mg

    Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg

  • Purpose

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

    Cough suppressant

    Expectorant

    Nasal decongestant

  • Uses

    temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:

    nasal congestion
    sinus congestion and pressure
    cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
    minor aches and pains
    headache
    fever
    sore throat
    reduces swelling of nasal passages
    temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose
    promotes nasal and/or sinus drainage
    helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive
  • Warnings

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

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

    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

    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.
    if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    liver disease
    heart disease
    high blood pressure
    thyroid disease
    diabetes
    trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
    cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

    When using this product

    do not use more than directed

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless
    pain, nasal congestion, or cough 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.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    Overdose warning: In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222). Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

  • Directions

    take only as directed - see overdose warning
    do not exceed 8 caplets per 24 hrs

    adults & children 12 yrs & over

    2 caplets with water every 4 hrs

    children 4 to under 12 yrs

    ask a doctor

    children under 4 yrs

    do not use

  • Other information

    each caplet contains: sodium 3 mg
    store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • Inactive ingredients

    croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, flavor, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, silicon dioxide, stearic acid, sucralose, talc, titanium dioxide

  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-719-9260

  • Active ingredients (in each caplet) Nighttime

    Acetaminophen 325 mg

    Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

    Doxylamine succinate 6.25 mg

    Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg

  • Purpose

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

    Cough suppressant

    Antihistamine

    Nasal decongestant

  • Uses

    temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:

    nasal congestion
    sinus congestion and pressure
    cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
    cough to help you sleep
    minor aches and pains
    headache
    fever
    sore throat
    runny nose and sneezing
    reduces swelling of nasal passages
    temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose
    promotes nasal and/or sinus drainage
  • Warnings

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

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

    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

    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.
    if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    liver disease
    heart disease
    high blood pressure
    thyroid disease
    diabetes
    glaucoma
    cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
    trouble urinating due to an enlarged 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 sedatives or tranquilizers
    taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

    When using this product

    do not use more than directed
    excitability may occur, especially in children
    marked drowsiness may occur
    avoid alcoholic drinks
    be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
    alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless
    pain, nasal congestion, or cough 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.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    Overdose warning: In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222). Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

  • Directions

    take only as directed - see overdose warning
    do not exceed 8 caplets per 24 hrs

    adults & children 12 yrs & over

    2 caplets with water every 4 hrs

    children 4 to under 12 yrs

    ask a doctor

    children under 4 yrs

    do not use

  • Other information

    store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • Inactive ingredients

    crospovidone, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, flavor, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, silicon dioxide, stearic acid, sucralose, talc, titanium dioxide

  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-719-9260

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    Acetaminophen, Phenylephrine HCl, Dextromethorphan HBr, Guaifenesin

    Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer, Cough Suppressant, Expectorant, Nasal Decongestant

    Alcohol Free/Antihistamine Free

    Max Strength

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    Max Strength

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    BASIC CARE DAYTIME NIGHTTIME SEVERE COLD AND FLU 
    acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hydrochloride, doxylamine succinate kit
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0113-7523
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0113-7523-721 in 1 CARTON; Type 0: Not a Combination Product10/15/2019
    Quantity of Parts
    Part #Package QuantityTotal Product Quantity
    Part 116 BLISTER PACK 32 
    Part 28 BLISTER PACK 16 
    Part 1 of 2
    BASIC CARE DAYTIME SEVERE COLD AND FLU 
    acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hydrochloride tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    ACETAMINOPHEN (UNII: 362O9ITL9D) (ACETAMINOPHEN - UNII:362O9ITL9D) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg
    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
    CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM (UNII: M28OL1HH48)  
    CROSPOVIDONE (15 MPA.S AT 5%) (UNII: 68401960MK)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    MALTODEXTRIN (UNII: 7CVR7L4A2D)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    POLYVINYL ALCOHOL (UNII: 532B59J990)  
    POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    SUCRALOSE (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorORANGEScoreno score
    ShapeOVALSize19mm
    FlavorImprint Code L35C
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    12 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart341
    Part 2 of 2
    BASIC CARE NIGHTTIME SEVERE COLD AND FLU 
    acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, doxylamine succinate, phenylephrine hydrochloride tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    ACETAMINOPHEN (UNII: 362O9ITL9D) (ACETAMINOPHEN - UNII:362O9ITL9D) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg
    DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (DEXTROMETHORPHAN - UNII:7355X3ROTS) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg
    DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE (UNII: V9BI9B5YI2) (DOXYLAMINE - UNII:95QB77JKPL) DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE6.25 mg
    PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (UNII: 04JA59TNSJ) (PHENYLEPHRINE - UNII:1WS297W6MV) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    CROSPOVIDONE (15 MPA.S AT 5%) (UNII: 68401960MK)  
    D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 1 (UNII: H3R47K3TBD)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 2 (UNII: L06K8R7DQK)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    POLYVINYL ALCOHOL (UNII: 532B59J990)  
    POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    SUCRALOSE (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorGREENScoreno score
    ShapeOVALSize19mm
    FlavorImprint Code L72V
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    12 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart341
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart34110/15/2019
    Labeler - L. Perrigo Company (006013346)