CVS Effervescent Cold Relief Tablets Original Flavor
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Compare to the active ingredients in Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Relief (This product is not manufactured, distributed or licensed by Bayer Healthcare LLC). Pain reliever/fever reducer, antihistamine, nasal decongestant aspirin (NSAID), chlorpheniramine maleate, phenylephrine bitartrate. Fast relief of: nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, headache, body ache, sore throat, sinus pain & pressure. CVS pharmacist recommended. Each Tablet Contains: sodium 464 mg. FSA eligible.
Active Ingredients (in Each Effervescent Tablet): Aspirin (325 mg) (NSAID - Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug), Chlorpheniramine Maleate (2 mg), Phenylephrine Bitartrate (7.8 mg). Inactive Ingredients: Acesulfame Potassium, Aspartame, Citric Acid, Docusate Sodium, Flavors, Mannitol, Povidone, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Bicarbonate.
Do not use more than directed (See overdose warning). Adults and Children 12 Years and Over: Take 2 tablets fully dissolved in 4 oz of water every 4-6 hours. Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours. Children Under 12 Years: Do not use. Store at room temperature (59-86 degrees F).
Phenylketonurics: Contains phenylalanine (9 mg) per tablet. Reye's Syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox of flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's Syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin. Allergy Alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include hives; facial swelling; asthma (wheezing); shock. Stomach Bleeding Warning: This product contains a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (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 non-prescription 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 if you have ever had an allergic reaction to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer; if you are allergic to aspirin; 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.; 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, ulcers or kidney disease; you are taking a diuretic; glaucoma; diabetes; thyroid disease; trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland; a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis; been placed on a sodium-restricted diet. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are presently taking a prescription drug; taking a prescription drug for anticoagulation (thinning the blood), diabetes, gout or arthritis. When using this product do not take more than 8 tablets (adults and children 12 years and over) in a 24-hour period or as directed by doctor. Stop use and ask a doctor if: 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; an allergic reaction occurs (Seek medical help right away); pain or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days; fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days; new symptoms occur; redness or swelling is present; ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs; nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occurs. When using this product do not use more than directed; you may get drowsy; 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. 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 printed packets are torn or punctured.