Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Formula, Cherry Burst?
- Nasal congestion
- Headache and body ache
- Sore throat
- Sinus pressure
- Drug Facts Active ingredient (in each tablet)0.0nullPurposesChlorpheniramine maleate2.0mgAntihistamine*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Aspirin325.0mg (NSAID)*Pain reliever/fever reducerPhenylephrine bitatrate7.8mgNasal decongestantUses
temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:
minor aches and pains nasal and sinus congestion
sneezing headache sore throat
temporarily reduces feverWarnings
you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding
Stomach bleeding warning:
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.Ask a doctor before use if
stomach bleeding warning applies to you diabetes
a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
avoid alcoholic drinks
nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs
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.
you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney diseaseAsk a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are diabetes When using this product
an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs
Keep out of reach of children. facial swelling
take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this productDo not use
If you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
feel faint have bloody or black stools
new symptoms occur 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.
are age 60 or older
take more or for a longer time than directed
Sore throat warning:
in children under 12 years of age
you are taking a diuretic
do not exceed recommended dosage
excitability may occur, especially in childrenStop use and ask a doctor if
have stomach pain that does not get better In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. asthma (wheezing) shock
have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
Do not use to sedate children.
you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
a sodium-restricted diet
taking sedatives or tranquilizers
be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machineryask a health professional before use.
pain or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
thyroid disease glaucoma
taking a prescription drug for arthritis
you may get drowsy vomit blood
fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
redness or swelling is presentIf pregnant or breast-feeding, 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. This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if youDirections
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 useOther information
each tablet contains:
Phenylketonurics: Contains Phenylalanine 10 mg Per Tablet sodium 476 mg
store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.Inactive ingredients acesulfame potassium, anhydrous citric acid, aspartame, calcium silicate, dimethylpolysiloxane, docusate sodium, FD&C red #40, flavors, mannitol, povidone, sodium benzoate, sodium bicarbonate