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Bayer OTC
  • Severe Sinus Congestion, Allergy & Cough Liquid Gels
    Use as directed

alka-seltzer plus
maximum strength severe sinus, allergy & cough liquid gels

When allergies act up, your day may come to a standstill, especially when you're dealing with many symptoms, including a bothersome cough. Medicine choices abound, but not all give you the allergy relief you need, when you need it. Reach for Alka-Seltzer Plus Maximum Strength Severe Sinus, Allergy & Cough Liquid Gels for fast-acting, effective relief from:
  • Sinus Congestion
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Headache & Pain
  • Runny Nose
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy, Watery Eyes
  • Cough
Maximum Strength Per 4-Hour Dosing.
 
DRUG FACTS

What you should know about this product

USES
  • Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
    • Runny nose
    • Sneezing
    • Itching of the nose or throat
    • Itchy, watery eyes
  • Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:
    • Nasal congestion
    • Sinus congestion and pressure
    • Headache
    • Minor aches and pains
    • Cough
  • Temporarily reduces fever
 
DIRECTIONS
  • Do not take more than the recommended dose
  • Adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 capsules with water every 4 hours. Do not exceed 10 capsules in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor.
  • Children under 12 years: do not use
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DRUG FACTS

What you should know
about this product

USES
  • Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
    • Runny nose
    • Sneezing
    • Itching of the nose or throat
    • Itchy, watery eyes
  • Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:
    • Nasal congestion
    • Sinus congestion and pressure
    • Headache
    • Minor aches and pains
    • Cough
  • Temporarily reduces fever
 
DIRECTIONS
  • Do not take more than the recommended dose
  • Adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 capsules with water every 4 hours. Do not exceed 10 capsules in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor.
  • Children under 12 years: do not use
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS
  • Acetaminophen (pain reliever / fever reducer)
  • Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (cough suppressant)
  • Doxylamine Succinate (antihistamine)
  • Phenylephrine Hydrochloride (nasal decongestant)
 

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS

D&C yellow #10, FD&C blue #1, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, shellac, sodium hydroxide, sorbitol sorbitan solution, titanium dioxide
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 or severe allergic reactions. Symptoms may include:
  • Skin reddening
  • Blisters
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Facial swelling
  • Asthma (wheezing)
  • Shock
If a skin or general allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
 
Do not use to sedate children.
Do not use
  • 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.
  • If you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients
  • In children under 12 years of age
Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • Liver disease
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Thyroid disease
  • Diabetes
  • Glaucoma
  • Cough with excessive phlegm (mucus)
  • A breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • Difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
  • Persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

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

When using this product

  • Do not exceed recommended dosage
  • May cause marked drowsiness
  • Avoid alcoholic drinks
  • 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
  • Pain, cough, or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • Fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • Redness or swelling is present
  • New symptoms occur
  • Cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • Nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs

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. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

The Drug Facts labeling information on this website may differ from the product labeling on purchased product.
Please consult your purchased package for information specific to that product.
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Voluntary Recall

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Due to a Labeling Error
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