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Analgesic/antitussive/decongestant (By mouth)

Treats the symptoms of cold and flu, such as cough, sore throat, fever, runny or stuffy nose, and body aches.

Brand Name(s):

666 Cold Preparation, Children's Tylenol Plus Cold & Cough, Comtrex Cold & Cough, Contac Severe Cold & Flu/Non-Drowsy, Day Time, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Day Time Cold & Flu, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Flu Relief Therapy, Good Sense Daytime Flu & Severe Cold & Cough, Good Sense Flu Relief Therapy, Leader Cold Multi-Symptom, Leader Pain Relief Cold PE, Rite Aid DayTime Cold/Flu Formula, Theraflu Day & Night Relief Value Pack, Theraflu Daytime Severe Cold & Cough, Theraflu Multi-Symptom Severe Cold

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to any type of cold medicine, or if you have severe high blood pressure or coronary artery disease. Do not use this medicine if you have taken an MAO inhibitor such as Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate® within the past 14 days. Do not give any over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicine to a baby or child under 4 years old. Using these medicines in very young children might cause serious or possibly life-threatening side effects.

How to Use This Medicine:

Liquid, Packet, Tablet, Capsule

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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