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Theraflu®

Flu, Cough & Sore Throat Syrup Medicine

Theraflu® ExpressMax® Flu, Cough Sore Throat Syrup

LET YOUR SYMPTOMS KNOW YOU MEAN BUSINESS

Show your worst flu symptoms you’re back in control. Theraflu® ExpressMax® Flu, Cough & Sore Throat Syrup gets to work on nasal congestion, cough, body aches, sore throat, fever, and more, all with a warming sensation that combines maximum-strength medicines—and available without a prescription.

Nasal Congestion

Nasal Congestion

Cough

Cough

Body Aches

Body Aches

Sore Throat Pain

Sore Throat Pain

Fever

Fever

Sneezing

Sneezing

Headache

Headache

Sinus Congestion

Sinus Congestion

Runny Nose

Runny Nose

Uses

  • Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:
    • Minor aches and pains
    • Minor sore throat pain
    • Headache
    • Nasal and sinus congestion
    • Runny nose
    • Sneezing
    • Itchy nose or throat
    • Itchy, watery eyes due to hay fever
    • Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
  •  Temporarily reduces fever
Active ingredients Amount Purposes
Acetaminophen 650 mg Pain reliever/fever reducer
Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg Antihistamine/Cough suppressant
Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg Nasal decongestant
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS
Acetaminophen
Diphenhydramine HCl
Phenylephrine HCl
AMOUNT
650 mg
25 mg
10 mg
PURPOSES
Pain reliever/fever reducer
Antihistamine/Cough suppressant
Nasal decongestant

Other information

  • Each 30 mL contains: potassium 25 mg, sodium 17 mg
  • Store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F).

Inactive ingredients:

Acesulfame potassium, alcohol, anhydrous citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, maltitol solution, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate

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Directions

  • Do not use more than directed
  • Measure the dose correctly using the enclosed dosing cup
  • Take every 4 hours in dosing cup provided, while symptoms persist
  • Do not take more than 5 doses (150 mL) in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor
  • Age: Adults and children 12 years of age and over, Dose: 30 mL
  • Age: Children under 12 years of age, Dose: Do not use      
 

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

  • More than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours
  • With other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Allergy alert: Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • Skin reddening
  • Blisters
  • Rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

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

Do not use

  • In a child under 12 years of age
  • If you are allergic to acetaminophen
  • With any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • 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

  • Liver disease
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Thyroid disease
  • Diabetes
  • Trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • Cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • Cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • Taking sedatives or tranquilizers
  • Taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

When using this product

  • Do not exceed recommended dosage
  • Avoid alcoholic drinks
  • Marked drowsiness may occur
  • Alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness 
  • Be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • Excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • Nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs
  • Fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • Redness or swelling is present
  • New symptoms occur
  • Pain, cough or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • Cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.