CVS multi-symptom severe relieves:
Compare to the active ingredients in Theraflu multi-symptom severe cold*.
*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Novartis Consumer Health, Inc., distributor of Theraflu® Multi-Symptom Severe Cold.
Do not use more than directed. Take every 4 hours; not to exceed 5 packets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor.
Adults and children 12 years of age and over one packet dissolve contents of one packet into 8 OZ. Hot water. Sip while hot. Consume entire drink within 10-15 minutes. If using a microwave, add contents of one packet to 8 oz. of cool water: stir briskly before and after heating. Do not overheat.
Children 4 to under 12 years of age do not use unless directed by a doctor.
Age Dose: Children under 4 years of age do not use.
Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take more than 6 packets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount, with other drugs containing acetaminophen, 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product.
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 in a child under 4 years of age, if you are allergic to acetaminophen, with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription and nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor orpharmacist, if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson'sdisease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains a MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.