Alka-seltzer Plus Fast Crystals Packs Cold Formula
Bayer Healthcare Llc, Consumer Care
Over-the-counter (OTC) Marketed Drugs
ALKA-SELTZER PLUS FAST CRYSTALS PACKS COLD FORMULA
chlorpheniramine maleate and
phenylephrine hydrochloride granule, effervescent Bayer HealthCare LLC, Consumer Care
Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.
Active ingredients (in each powder packet)
Acetaminophen 650 mg
Chlorpheniramine maleate 4 mg
Phenylephrine hydrochloride 10 mg
Pain reliever/fever reducer
temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:
minor aches and pains
nasal and sinus congestion
temporarily reduces fever
If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take acetaminophen or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Acetaminophen may cause liver damage.
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 to sedate children.
Do not use
with any other products containing acetaminophen
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.
in children under 12 years of age
Ask a doctor before use if you have
high blood pressure
difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers
When using this product
do not exceed recommended dosage
excitability may occur, especially in children
you may get drowsy
avoid alcoholic drinks
alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
Stop use and ask a doctor if
pain or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
redness or swelling is present
new symptoms occur
nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
Taking more than the recommended dose can cause serious health problems. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.