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  • Aspirin formula

  • Relieves cold symptoms

  • Effervescent tablets
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold is a pain reliever/fever reducer aspirin formula. It temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold: minor aches and pains, headache, runny nose, nasal and sinus congestion, sneezing, and sore throat. It also temporarily reduces fever.
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Product Description:

Plus Cold

  • Aspirin formula

  • Relieves cold symptoms

  • Effervescent tablets
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold is a pain reliever/fever reducer aspirin formula. It temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold: minor aches and pains, headache, runny nose, nasal and sinus congestion, sneezing, and sore throat. It also temporarily reduces fever.

Product Label:

Plus Cold

Drug Facts

Active ingredients Purpose
Aspirin 325 mg Pain reliever/fever reducer
Chlorpheniramine maleate 2 mg Antihistamine
Phenylephrine bitartrate 7.8 mg Nasal decongestant

Uses

temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:

  • minor aches and pains
  • headache
  • runny nose
  • nasal and sinus congestion
  • sneezing
  • sore throat
  • temporarily reduces fever

Warnings

Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin. Allergy Alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock

Alcohol warning: if you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take aspirin or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Aspirin may cause stomach bleeding. 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

  • if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.
  • if you are now 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 whether 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

  • stomach problems (such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain) that lasts or come back
  • bleeding problems
  • ulcers
  • asthma
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • diabetes
  • thyroid disease
  • glaucoma
  • difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • a sodium-restricted diet

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • taking a prescription drug for
  • gout
  • diabetes
  • arthritis
  • taking sedatives or tranguilizers

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

  • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding
  • feel faint
  • vomit blood
  • have bloody or black stools
  • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • pain or nasal congestion get worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • new symptoms occur
  • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. 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. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • adults and children 12 years and older: 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.
  • children under 12 years: do not use

Other Information

  • each tablet contains: sodium 474 mg
  • Phenylketonurics: Contains Phenylalanine 8.4 mgper tablet
  • store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.

Inactive Ingredients

Acesulfame Potassium, Anhydrous Citric Acid, Aspartame, Calcium Silicate, Dimethylpolysiloxane, Docusate Sodium, Flavors, Mannitol, Povidone, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Bicarbonate

Questions or Comments?

1-800-986-0369 (Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM EST)or www.alkaseltzer.com

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