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Motrin Cold & Sinus Caplets (McNeil Consumer)

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    Each MOTRIN® Cold & Sinus Caplet contains ibuprofen 200 mg and pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg.


    temporarily relieves these symptoms associated with the common cold, sinusitis, or flu:

    · headache · nasal congestion

    · fever · minor body aches and pains


    • do not take more than directed
    • the smallest effective dose should be used
    • do not take longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor (see Warnings)

    adults and children 12 years of age and older · take 1 caplet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist. If symptoms do not respond to 1 caplet, 2 caplets may be used.
    · do not use more than 6 caplets in any 24-hour period unless directed by a doctor
    children under 12 years of age ask a doctor


    Allergy alert:    Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:

    · hives · facial swelling · asthma (wheezing) · shock · skin reddening · rash · blisters

    If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

    Stomach bleeding warning:    This product contains a nonsterodial anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause 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 an NSAID (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

    Do not use

    • you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
    • right before or after heart surgery
    • 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.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
    • stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain
    • ulcers
    • bleeding problems
    • high blood pressure
    • heart or kidney disease
    • thyroid disease
    • diabetes
    • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
    • taken a diuretic
    • reached age 60 or older

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    • taking any other drug containing an NSAID (prescription or nonprescription) and/or a nasal decongestant
    • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
    • taking any other product that contains ibuprofen or pseudoephedrine
    • under a doctor's care for any serious condition
    • taking any other drug

    When using this product

    • take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
    • long term continuous use may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • you feel faint, vomit blood, or have bloody or block stools. These are signs of stomach bleeding.
    • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
    • stomach pain or upset gets worse or lasts
    • redness or swelling is present in the painful area
    • any new symptoms appear
    • you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless
    • nasal congestion lasts for more than 7 days

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use ibuprofen 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. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.

    Other Information:

    • Carton: do not use if blister unit is broken or open
    • Pouch: do not use if packet is opened
    • Dispensit: do not use if packet is opened
    • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F).
    • avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)
    • read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.
    • see end panel for lot number and expiration date


    For overdosage information, please refer to pgs. __-__.

    Inactive Ingredients:

    Caplets:    carnauba wax, cellulose, corn starch, FD&C Red #40, hypromellose, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, titanium dioxide, triacetin.


    Caplets:   (white, printed "Cold & Sinus" in red) in blister packs of 20.

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