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Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Formula, Cherry Burst
  • Description
    • Nasal congestion
    • Headache and body ache
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Sinus pressure

    (from Alka-Seltzer)

  • Nutrition
    Drug Facts Active ingredient (in each tablet)0.0nullPurposesChlorpheniramine maleate2.0mgAntihistamine*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
    Aspirin325.0mg (NSAID)*Pain reliever/fever reducerPhenylephrine bitatrate7.8mgNasal decongestant
     temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:

     runny nose

     minor aches and pains
     nasal and sinus congestion
     headache  sore throat
     temporarily reduces fever
     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
     a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

    Reye's syndrome:


     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 disease
    Ask 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 product
    Do not use
     If you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer

     you have

     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.
    Allergy alert:

     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 children
    Stop 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 machinery
    ask 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
     taking a prescription drug for

     you may get drowsy
     vomit blood
     fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days

     redness or swelling is present
    If 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 you
     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
    Other 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

Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Formula, Cherry Burst

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