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Dristan Cold Multi-symptom Tablets
Active Ingredients
In each tablet:
Acetaminophen, USP 325 mg; pain reliever/fever reducer
Chlorpheniramine maleate, USP 2 mg; antihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl, USP 5 mg; nasal decongestant
Uses
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms associated with a cold, or flu:
    • headache
    • nasal congestion
    • sore throat
    • fever
    • minor aches and pains
  • temporarily relieves minor aches, pains and headache as well as these symptoms of hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
    • runny nose
    • sneezing
    • nasal congestion
    • itching of the nose or throat
    • itchy, watery eyes
  • temporarily relieves minor aches, pains, headache and nasal congestion as well as sinus congestion and pressure, and reduces swelling of nasal passages
Warnings

Liver warning:

This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take

  • more than 12 tablets in any 24-hour period, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
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 a child or to make a child sleepy
  • 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.
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen ask a doctor or pharmacist.
Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • glaucoma
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema, asthma, or chronic bronchitis
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
  • taking any other oral nasal decongestant or stimulant
  • taking any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers
When using this product
  • do not use more than directed
  • drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • 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
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children, even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.


Directions
  • do not use more than 12 tablets in any 24-hour period
  • do not exceed recommended dosage. Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause serious liver damage
  • this adult product is not intended for use in children under 12 years of age
  • adults and children 12 years and over: 2 tablets every 4 hours
  • children under 12 years: do not use
Other Information
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • tamper-evident individual blisters
Inactive Ingredients
calcium stearate, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow no. 6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid
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