SUDAFED PE®
PRESSURE+PAIN
+COLD

Relief from sinus congestion and cold symptoms

Overview
Get relief from coughing, congestion, and sore throat—plus, help loosen mucus to make coughs more productive.
  • New look, same effective relief you trust
Uses
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold:
    • nasal congestion
    • headache
    • minor aches and pains
    • cough
    • sore throat
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes and make coughs more productive
  • temporarily reduces fever
Directions
do not use more than directed (see overdose warning)

adults and children 12 years and over
  • take 2 caplets every 4 hours
  • do not take more than 10 caplets in 24 hours

children under 12 years
  • ask a doctor
Warnings
Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. The maximum daily dose of this product is 10 caplets (3,250 mg acetaminophen) in 24 hours. 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

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
  • 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.

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
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking the blood-thinning drug warfarin

When using this product do not exceed recommended dose

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • 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.

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

Keep out of reach of children.

Overdose warning: In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222). Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Ingredients
Active Ingredient (in each caplet)
Acetaminophen 325 mg
Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg
Guaifenesin 100 mg
Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg
Purpose
Pain reliever/fever reducer
Cough suppressant
Expectorant
Nasal decongestant
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Inactive Ingredients
carnauba wax, croscarmellose sodium, FD&C yellow #5 aluminum lake (tartrazine), FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, pregelatinized starch, titanium dioxide
Other Information
  • contains FD&C yellow no. 5 aluminum lake (tartrazine) as a color additive
  • each caplet contains: sodium 3 mg
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Questions or comments?
Call 1-888-217-2117 (toll-free)
or 215-273-8755 (collect)

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