Label: ALKA-SELTZER PLUS MAXIMUM STRENGTH SINUS CONGESTION AND PAIN POWERFAST FIZZ- chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, acetaminophen, phenylephrine hydrochloride tablet, effervescent

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  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Drug Facts

  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT

    Active ingredients (in each tablet) Purposes

    Acetaminophen 325 mg…………….………...Pain reliever/fever reducer

    Chlorpheniramine maleate 2 mg……………………..……..Antihistamine

    Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 10 mg……………Cough suppressant

    Phenylephrine hydrochloride 5 mg………………….Nasal decongestant

  • PURPOSE

  • Uses

    temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold or flu:

    • minor aches and pains
    • headache
    • cough
    • sore throat
    • runny nose
    • sneezing
    • nasal congestion · sinus

    temporarily reduces fever

  • 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 or severe

    allergic reactions. Symptoms may include:

    · skin reddening · blisters · rash · hives

    · facial swelling · asthma (wheezing) · shock

    If a skin or general allergic 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 sedate children.

    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
    • in children under 12 years of age

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

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

    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

    • 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.

  • DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION

    Directions

    • do not take more than the recommended dose
    • adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 tablets fully dissolved in 4 oz of water every 4 hours. Do not exceed 10 tablets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor.
    • children under 12 years: do not use
  • OTHER SAFETY INFORMATION

    Other information

    each tablet contains: potassium 78 mg; sodium 356 mg

    store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.

  • INACTIVE INGREDIENT

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

  • QUESTIONS

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

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

    Alka-Seltzer Plus®

    MAXIMUM STRENGTH

    Sinus

    Congestion

    & Pain

    PowerFast Fizz™

    Berry

    New!

    Actaminophen/Pain Reliever-Fever Reducer

    Chlorpheniramine Maleate/Antihistamine

    Dextromethorphan HBr/Cough Supressant

    Phenylephrine Hydrochloride/Nasal Decongestant

    • Sinus Congestion & Pressure
    • Nasal Congestion
    • Headache, Body Ache, Sore Throat
    • Runny Nose, Sneezing
    • Cough

    20 EFFERVESCENT TABLETS

    Carton label 20 count

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    ALKA-SELTZER PLUS MAXIMUM STRENGTH SINUS CONGESTION AND PAIN POWERFAST FIZZ 
    chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, acetaminophen, phenylephrine hydrochloride tablet, effervescent
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0280-0055
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE (UNII: V1Q0O9OJ9Z) (CHLORPHENIRAMINE - UNII:3U6IO1965U) CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE2 mg
    PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (UNII: 04JA59TNSJ) (PHENYLEPHRINE - UNII:1WS297W6MV) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg
    DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (DEXTROMETHORPHAN - UNII:7355X3ROTS) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg
    ACETAMINOPHEN (UNII: 362O9ITL9D) (ACETAMINOPHEN - UNII:362O9ITL9D) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    CALCIUM SILICATE (UNII: S4255P4G5M)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    POTASSIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: HM5Z15LEBN)  
    MANNITOL (UNII: 3OWL53L36A)  
    SODIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: 8MDF5V39QO)  
    SUCRALOSE (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    MALTODEXTRIN (UNII: 7CVR7L4A2D)  
    ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID (UNII: XF417D3PSL)  
    DIMETHICONE (UNII: 92RU3N3Y1O)  
    POVIDONE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorwhiteScoreno score
    ShapeROUNDSize25mm
    FlavorBERRY (Raspberry and Mixed Berry) Imprint Code SINUS
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0280-0055-0110 in 1 CARTON06/15/2021
    12 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart34106/15/2021
    Labeler - Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)