Alka-Seltzer Plus Severe Cold & Cough PowerFast Fizz Effervescent Tablets Citrus - 20 ct
Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold with cough: minor aches and pains, headache, cough, runny nose, nasal and sinus congestion, sneezing, sore throat. Temporarily reduces fever.
Directions: Adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 tablets fully dissolved in 4 oz of water every 4 hours. Do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor. Children under 12 years: do not use. Store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.
Active Ingredients: In Each Tablet: Aspirin 325 (NSAID [Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug); Chlorpheniramine Maleate 2 mg; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 10 mg; Phenylephrine Bitartrate 7.8 mg
Inactive Ingredients: Anhydrous Citric Acid; Calcium Silicate; Dimethicone; Flavor; Mannitol; Potassium Bicarbonate; Povidone; Sodium Bicarbonate; Sucralose; Each Tablet Contains: Potassium 80 mg; Sodium 356 mg
Warnings: Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness. Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: hives; facial swelling; asthma (wheezing); shock. Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you: are age 60 or older; have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems; take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug; take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others); have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product; take more or for a longer time than directed. Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly. Do not use to sedate children. Do not use: if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer; 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; if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients; in children under 12 years of age. Ask a doctor before use if: stomach bleeding warning applies to you; you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn; you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease; you are taking a diuretic; you have: asthma; diabetes; thyroid disease; glaucoma; cough with excessive phlegm (mucus); a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis; difficult in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland; persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema; a sodium-restricted diet. Ask a doctor before use if you are: taking a prescription drug for: gout, diabetes, arthritis; taking sedatives or tranquilizers. When using this product: do not exceed recommended dosage; may cause marked drowsiness; avoid alcoholic drinks; excitability may occur, especially in children; alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness; be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery. Stop use and ask a doctor if: an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away; you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding: feel faint, vomit blood, have bloody or black stools, have stomach pain that does not get better; 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; ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs; cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition; nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Do not use if pouch is torn or open.
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