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Triaminic Cough & Sore Throat Softchews (Novartis Consumer)

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  • Drug Facts:

    Active Ingredients

       (in each tablet):                              Purpose:

    Acetaminophen, USP,
    160 mg                                              Pain reliever/Fever reducer

    Dextromethorphan HBr, USP,
    5 mg                                                   Cough suppressant

    Pseudoephedrine HCl, USP,
    15 mg                                                 Nasal decongestant

    Uses:   · temporarily relieves · minor aches and pains · headache · minor sore throat pain · nasal and sinus congestion · cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation · temporarily reduces fever


    Do not use · in a child who is 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 the child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

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

    Ask a doctor before use if the child has · heart disease · high blood pressure

    • thyroid disease · diabetes · glaucoma
    • a breathing problem such as asthma or chronic bronchitis
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus) or chronic cough that lasts

    When using this product · do not exceed recommended dosage

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

    • pain, cough or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 5 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 or occurs with fever, headache, rash, nausea or vomiting
    • cough comes back or occurs with a rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

    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.

    Directions:   · do not use more than directed ( see Overdose Warning )

    • Let Softchews® tablet dissolve in mouth or chew Softchews® tablet before swallowing, whichever is preferred
    • take every 4 to 6 hours; not to exceed 4 doses in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor

    children 6 to under 12 years of age
    2 tablets
    children 2 to under 6 years of age
    1 tablet
    children under 2 years of age
    ask a doctor

    Other Information:

    • each Softchews® tablet contains: sodium 8 mg
    • Phenylketonurics: Contains Phenylalanine, 28.1 mg per Softchews® tablet
    • contains no aspirin
    • store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F)

    Inactive Ingredients:    aspartame, citric acid, crospovidone, D&C Red 27 aluminum lake, dextrin, ethylcellulose, FD&C Blue 1 aluminum lake, flavors, fractionated coconut oil, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, oleic acid, polyethylene glycol, povidone, sodium bicarbonate, sodium chloride, sorbitol, starch, sucrose, triethyl citrate

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

    U.S. Pat. No. 5,178,878

    How Supplied:    18 Softchews® Tablets

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