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TheraFlu Thin Strips Multi Symptom (Novartis Consumer)

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    Active Ingredient


    (in each strip):

    Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg          Antihistamine/Cough Suppressant

    Uses:   · temporarily relieves

    · cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation occurring with a cold

    · runny nose · sneezing · itchy nose or throat · itchy, watery eyes due to hay fever


    Do not use · with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • glaucoma
    • a breathing problem such as emphysema, asthma or chronic bronchitis
    • a cough that occurs with smoking, too much phlegm (mucus) or chronic cough that lasts
    • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are · taking sedatives or tranquilizers

    When using this product · do not take more than directed · avoid alcoholic drinks

    · marked drowsiness may occur · 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

    • cough lasts more than 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 1 strip to dissolve on tongue every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 strips in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor
    • children under 12 years of age:   consult a doctor

    Other Information:

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

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


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

    Cherry Flavor. Alcohol: less than 5%

    How Supplied:    Available in 12 ct. cartons

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