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THERAFLU FLU & SORE THROAT HOT LIQUID
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Drug Name:

THERAFLU FLU & SORE THROAT HOT LIQUID OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Acetaminophen 650mg, pheniramine maleate 20mg, phenylephrine HCl 10mg; pwd packets; apple cinnamon flavor; contains sodium 51mg, potassium 10mg per packet.

Company:
Novartis Consumer Health

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for THERAFLU FLU & SORE THROAT HOT LIQUID:

Minor aches and pains. Headache. Fever. Sneezing. Rhinorrhea. Nasal and sinus congestion. Itchy eyes, nose, throat. Sore throat.

Adult:

Dissolve contents of 1 packet in 8oz of hot water; sip while hot. Consume entire drink within 10–15 minutes. Take every 4 hours; max 6 packets/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. Glaucoma. COPD. Asthma. GI or GU obstuction. Sodium-restricted diet. Discontinue if symptoms worsen or persist after 2–7 days. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

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

Pharmacological Class:

Analgesic + antihistamine + sympathomimetic.

Adverse Reactions:

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

How Supplied:

Packets—6

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