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OTC - Ameflu - Cough and cold preparations - Ameflu Multisymptom Relief

COMPOSITION:

Acetaminophen 160 mg

Pseudoephedrine HCl 15 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 7.5 mg

Chlorpheniramine maleate 1 mg

For 5 ml of syrup.


INDICATIONS:

For temporary relief of nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, watery and itchy eyes, coughs, sore throat, headaches, body aches, and fever due to the common cold or other upper respiratory allergies.


ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE:

Children under 2 years old: consult a doctor.

Children from 2 to 6 years old: 1 teaspoon every 6 hours.

Children from 6 to 12 years old: 2 teaspoons every 6 hours.

Children above 12 years old and adults: 4 teaspoons every 6 hours.

Do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor.


CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients of AmeFlu Multi-Symptom Relief. Patients with hepatic insufficiency. Patients who are receiving MAOIs (see Interaction section).


SIDE EFFECTS, WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:

Do not take for pain for more than 7 days or for fever for more than 3 days unless directed by a doctor.

May cause drowsiness. Alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase the drowsiness effect. Avoid alcoholic beverages while taking this product.

Do not take this product if you are taking sedatives and tranquilizers without first consulting your doctor.

If pain or fever persists or gets worse, if new symptoms occur, or if redness or swelling is present, consult a doctor because these could be signs of a serious condition.

If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied by fever, headache, rash, nausea or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

A persistent cough is a sign of a serious condition. If cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by fever, rash or persistent headache, consult a doctor.

Do not take this product for persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma or if cough is accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus) unless directed by a doctor.

If nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs, discontinue use and consult a doctor.

May cause excitability especially in children.

Do not take this product unless directed by a doctor:
+ If you have a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis,
+ If you have glaucoma
+ Difficulty in urination due to enlargement of prostate gland.
+ Heart disease, high blood pressure, thyroid disease or diabetes.

Do not use with other products containing acetaminophen.

Effects on ability to drive and operate machine:

Use caution when driving vehicle or operating machinery.

Use in pregnancy and lactation: As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, consult a doctor before using this product.


INTERACTIONS:

Do not take this product if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you are uncertain whether your prescription drug contains as a MAOI, consult a doctor before taking this product.


PRESENTATION:

Bottle of 60 ml, bottle of 30 ml syrup.