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Triaminic Thin Strips Cough & Runny Nose (Novartis Consumer)

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  • Drug Facts

    Active Ingredient

    (in each strip):                                               Purpose:

    Diphenhydramine HCl 12.5 mg                         Cough suppressant/Antihistamine

    Uses:   · temporarily relieves

    • runny nose · sneezing
    • itchy nose or throat
    • itchy, watery eyes due to hay fever
    • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation occurring with a cold


    • do not use more than directed
    • marked drowsiness may occur.
      Sedatives and tranquilizers may increase the drowsiness effect.
    • excitability may occur, especially in children

    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.

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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

    Ask a doctor before use if the child has

    • glaucoma
    • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
    • cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with asthma or chronic bronchitis

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the child is

    • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

    When using this product


    • children 6 to under 12 years of age:   allow 1 strip to dissolve on tongue.
      May be taken every 4 hours.
    • do not exceed 6 strips in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor
    • children under 6 years of age:   ask a doctor

    Other Information:

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

    Inactive Ingredients:    acetone, alcohol, FD&C Blue 1, 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.

    Alcohol:    Grape Flavor, less than 5%

    How Supplied:    Available in 16 ct cartons

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