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TheraFlu Severe Cold Non-Drowsy Caplets (Novartis Consumer)

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    Active Ingredients:

    (in each caplet)                                     Purpose:

    Acetaminophen 500 mg                          Pain reliever/Fever reducer


       HBr 15 mg                                           Cough suppressant

       HCl 30 mg                                           Nasal decongestant

    Uses:    temporarily relieves:

    · minor aches and pains · minor sore throat pain · nasal and sinus congestion

    · cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation


    Alcohol Warning:    If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take acetaminophen or any other pain relievers/fever reducers. Acetaminophen may cause liver damage.

    Do not use · 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.

    · with any other product containing acetaminophen ( see Overdose Warning )

    Ask a doctor before use if you have · heart disease · high blood pressure · thyroid disease · diabetes · glaucoma

    · a breathing problem such as emphysema, asthma, or chronic bronchitis

    · trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

    · cough that occurs with smoking, too much phlegm (mucus) or chronic cough that lasts

    When using this product · do not take more than directed

    Stop use and ask a doctor if · nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs

    • 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
    • sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting
    • 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 care professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    Overdose Warning:    Taking more than the recommended dose can cause serious health problems, including serious liver damage. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.


    • do not use more than directed (see Overdose Warning )
    • take every 6 hours; not more than 8 caplets in 24 hours
    • adults and children 12 years of age and over: 2 caplets every 6 hours
    • children under 12 years of age: consult a doctor

    Other Information:   · each caplet contains: sodium 6 mg

    • store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F)

    Inactive Ingredients:    colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, D&C Yellow 10 aluminum lake, FD&C Red 40 aluminum lake, FD&C Yellow 6 aluminum lake, gelatin, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, lactose, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch, titanium dioxide, triacetin

    How Supplied:    12 coated caplets

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