SUDAFED PE SEVERE COLD OTC
Generic Name and Formulations:
Acetaminophen 325mg, diphenhydramine HCl 12.5mg, phenylephrine HCl 5mg; per caplet.
McNeil Consumer Healthcare
Indications for SUDAFED PE SEVERE COLD:
Nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, headache, sore throat, fever.
2 caplets every 4hrs as needed; max 12 caplets/24hrs.
<6yrs: individualize. 6–11yrs: 1 caplet every 4hrs as needed; max 5 caplets/24hrs.
Within 14 days of MAOIs. Concomitant acetaminophen or diphenhydramine (including topical) products.
Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Liver disease. Thyroid disease. Glaucoma. Diabetes. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. GI or GU obstruction.
Analgesic + antihistamine + sympathomimetic.
See Contraindications. Increased risk of liver damage with ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. β-blockers may increase the pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Other CNS depressants potentiated. Antihypertensives antagonized.
Drowsiness, anticholinergic effects, nervousness, dizziness, insomnia, excitability in children.
Severe Cold—12, 24
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