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PediaCare Childrens Plus Flu
Active Ingredients
In each 5 mL, 1 teaspoon:
Acetaminophen 160 mg: Pain reliever/fever reducer
Chlorpheniramine maleate 1 mg: Antihistamine
Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg: Cough Suppressant
Phenylephrine HCI 2.5 mg: Nasal decongestant
Uses
  • temporarily relieves the following cold/flu symptoms:
  • minor aches and pains
  • headache
  • sore throat 
  • stuffy nose
  • cough
  • sneezing and runny nose
  • temporarily reduces fever
Warnings
Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Sever liver damage may occur if your child takes:
  • more than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
 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 make child sleepy
  • in a child who is 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 child’s prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product. 
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or non-prescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
Ask a doctor before use if your child has
  • glaucoma
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • heart disease
  • a breathing problem such as chronic bronchitis
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • liver disease
 Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if
your child is taking
  • sedatives or tranquilizers
  • the blood thinning drug warfarin 
When using this product
  • do not exceed recommended dose (see overdose warning) 
  • may cause excitability, especially in children
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
 
Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occur
  • redness or swelling is present
  • pain, nasal congestion or cough gets worse or lasts for more than 5 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days
  • new symptoms occur
  • cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts.
These could be signs of a serious condition.

 
Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children.
 
Overdose Warning:
Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause liver damage. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. Quick medical attention is critical even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
Directions
  • do not exceed recommended dosage (see overdose warning) 
  • this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use. 
  • shake well before using 
  • find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age. 
  • if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last
  • do not give more than 5 times in 24 hours
  • tsp = teaspoon, mL = milliliter

Weight (lb); Age (yr); Dose (tsp or mL)

under 36; under 4; do not use

36-47; 4-5; do not use unless directed by a doctor

48-95; 6-11; 2 tsps or 10 mL

Other Information
  • dosage cup provided
  • store at room temperature
Inactive Ingredients
carboxymethylcellulose sodium, cellulose, citric acid, flavors, purified water, red 33, red 40, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucrose, xanthan gum
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