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THERAFLU NIGHTTIME SEVERE COLD & COUGH
Cough and cold
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Drug Name:

THERAFLU NIGHTTIME SEVERE COLD & COUGH OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Acetaminophen 325mg, chlorpheniramine maleate 2mg, dextromethorphan HBr 10mg, phenylephrine HCl 5mg; caplets.

Company:
Novartis Consumer Health

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for THERAFLU NIGHTTIME SEVERE COLD & COUGH:

Nasal and sinus congestion, rhinorrhea, cough, sore throat, fever, headache, minor aches and pains.

Adult:

2 caplets every 4 hours; max 12 caplets/24hrs.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

During or within 14 days of MAOIs. Concomitant other acetaminophen products.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatic dysfunction. Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. GI or GU obstruction. Glaucoma. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Discontinue if symptoms worsen or persist after 2–7 days. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Analgesic + antihistamine + antitussive + sympathomimetic.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. Increased risk of hepatotoxicity with ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day; avoid. β-blockers may increase the pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Antihypertensives antagonized. Increased CNS effects with other CNS depressants.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, anticholinergic effects, nervousness, dizziness, insomnia, excitability in children, hepatotoxicity (overdosage).

How Supplied:

Caplets—24

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