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Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Formula, Orange Zest
  • Description
    For fast relief of: nasal congestion, runny nose, headache and body ache, sore throat, and sinus pressure. (from Alka-Seltzer)
  • Nutrition
    Drug FactsChlorpheniramine maleate2.0mgAntihistamine
    Aspirin (NSAID)*325.0mgPain reliever/fever reducerPhenylephrine bitartrate7.8mgNasal decongestant*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugActive ingredients (in each tablet)0.0nullPurposes
     sore throat
     temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:

     runny nose
     nasal and sinus congestion
     temporarily reduces fever

     minor aches and pains
     in children under 12 years of age

     stomach bleeding warning applies to you

     you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding

     fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days

     nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs
     asthma (wheezing)
     take other drugs containing prescreption or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)

    Sore throat warning:

    Do not use to sedate children.

     avoid alcoholic drinks

     alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

    Stop use and ask a doctor if  vomit blood
     new symptoms occur

    Reye's syndrome:
    This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you
     have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
    Ask a doctor before use if  diabetes  have bloody or black stools
     redness or swelling is present

     ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs
    If pregnant or breast-feeding, In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.  facial swelling
     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.

     you are taking a diuretic

     difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland


     do not exceed recommended dosage

     excitability may occur, especially in children
     an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
    Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:
    Stomach bleeding warning:

     take more or for a longer time than directed

     you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease

     you have
    a sodium-restricted diet

     you may get drowsy

    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.
    Allergy Alert:


     have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems

     If you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer

     be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

    Keep out of reach of children.


     thyroid disease
    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
     taking sedatives or tranquilizers

    When using this product
     pain or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
    ask a health professional before use. 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 a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
    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
     you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn

     a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

     taking a prescription drug for
     diabetes  arthritis
     feel faint

     have stomach pain that does not get better
     children under 12 years: do not use

     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.
    Other information
     Phenylketonurics: Contains Phenylalanine 9 mg Per Tablet

     each tablet contains:
    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, FD&C yellow #6, flavors, mannitol, povidone, sodium benzoate, sodium bicarbonate

Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Formula, Orange Zest

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