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TheraFlu Thin Strips Long Acting Cough (Novartis Consumer)

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  • Drug Facts

    Active Ingredient:                                                  Purpose:

    (in each strip):

    Dextromethorphan 11 mg
    (equivalent to 15 mg dextromethorphan HBr)            Cough suppressant

    Uses:   · temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold


    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.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • a cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    • a cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema

    When using this product · do not use more than directed

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. 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. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


    • adults and children 12 years of age and over:   allow 2 strips to dissolve on your tongue every 6 to 8 hours as needed, not to exceed 8 strips in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor
    • children under 12 years of age:   ask a doctor

    Other Information:

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

    Inactive Ingredients:    acetone, alcohol, dibasic sodium phosphate, FD&C Red 40, flavors, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, polacrilin, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol, sucralose, titanium dioxide

    Cherry Flavor. Alcohol: less than 5%

    How Supplied:    Available in 12 ct. cartons

    Questions? call 1-800-452-0051 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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