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Advil Flu & Body Ache Caplets (Wyeth)

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  • Active Ingredients (in each caplet):

    Ibuprofen 200 mg

    Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg


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

    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 any other drug
    • taking a prescription product for anticoagulation (blood thinning) or a diuretic
    • 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 caplet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist. If symptoms do not respond to 1 caplet, 2 caplets may be used.
    • do not use more than 6 caplets 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.

    Inactive Ingredients:    carnauba or equivalent wax, croscarmellose sodium, iron oxide, methylparaben, microcrystalline cellulose, propylparaben, silicon dioxide, sodium benzoate, sodium lauryl sulfate, starch, stearic acid, sucrose, titanium dioxide

    How Supplied:

    Blister packs of 20 caplets.

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