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Advil Cold & Sinus Caplets, Advil Cold & Sinus Tablets, Advil Cold & Sinus Liqui-Gels (Pfizer (acquired Wyeth))

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  • Active Ingredients (in each tablet or caplet):

    Ibuprofen 200 mg

    Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg

    Active Ingredients (in each LiquiGel):

    Solubilized Ibuprofen equal to 200 mg ibuprofen (present as the free acid and potassium salt)

    Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg

    Uses:    Temporarily relieves these symptoms associated with the common cold, sinusitis or flu:

    · headache · fever · nasal congestion · minor body aches and pains


    Allergy Alert:    Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: · hives · facial swelling · asthma (wheezing) · shock

    Stomach bleeding warning:    Taking more than recommended may cause stomach bleeding

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

    Do not use

    • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
    • if you are now taking 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 if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • heart disease · high blood pressure
    • thyroid disease · diabetes
    • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
    • had problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
    • kidney disease
    • ulcers
    • bleeding problems
    • stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach or pain

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    • taking any other product that contains ibuprofen or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
    • taking any other product that contains pseudoephedrine or any other nasal decongestant
    • under a doctor's care for any continuing medical condition
    • over 65 years of age
    • taking a prescription product for anticoagulation (blood thinning) or a diuretic
    • taking any other drug
    • taking aspirin for cardioprotection

    When using this product

    • do not use more than directed
    • take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
    • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
    • nasal congestion lasts for more than 7 days
    • fever lasts for more than 3 days
    • symptoms continue or get worse
    • any new symptoms appear
    • stomach pain occurs with use of this product or if even mild pain persists

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use this product 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.


    • adults and children 12 years of age and over:
      • take 1 tablet, caplet or liqui-gel every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist. If symptoms do not respond to 1 tablet, caplet or liqui-gel, 2 tablets, caplets or liqui-gels may be used.
      • do not use more than 6 tablets, caplets or liqui-gels in any 24-hour period unless directed by a doctor
      • the smallest effective dose should be used
    • children under 12 years of age: consult a doctor

    Other Information:

    • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).
    • read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.
    • each Liqui-gel contains: potassium 20 mg

    Inactive Ingredients (tablets and caplets):    carnauba or equivalent wax, croscarmellose sodium, iron oxides, methylparaben, microcrystalline cellulose, propylparaben, silicon dioxide, sodium benzoate, sodium lauryl sulfate, starch, stearic acid, sucrose, titanium dioxide

    Inactive Ingredients (liqui-gels):    D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C red no. 40, fractionated coconut oil, gelatin, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol, potassium hydroxide, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol

    How Supplied: Advil® Cold and Sinus is an oval-shaped, tan-colored caplet, a tan-colored tablet or a liqui-gel. The caplet is supplied in blister packs of 20 and 40. The tablet is available in blister packs of 20. The liqui-gel is available in blister packs of 16 and 32.

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