ALKA-SELTZER PLUS COLD NIGHT- aspirin, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, doxylamine succinate and phenylephrine bitartrate tablet, effervescent
Bayer HealthCare LLC.
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Active ingredients (in each tablet)
Aspirin 500 mg (NSAID)*
Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 10 mg
Doxylamine succinate 6.25 mg
Phenylephrine bitartrate 7.8 mg
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Pain reliever/fever reducer
● temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:
● minor aches and pains ● headache ● runny nose
● sinus congestion and pressure ● cough ● sneezing
● sore throat ● nasal congestion
● temporarily reduces fever
Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are
recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this
product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea
and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be
an early sign of Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.
Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may
● hives ● facial swelling ● asthma (wheezing) ● shock
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which
may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you
● are age 60 or older
● have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
● take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
● take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs
(aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
● have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
● take more or for a longer time than directed
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 to sedate children.
Do not use
● if you are allergic to aspirin or 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.
● if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its
● in children under 12 years of age
Ask a doctor before use if
● stomach bleeding warning applies to you
● you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
● you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or
● you are taking a diuretic
● you have
● asthma ● diabetes ● thyroid disease ● 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,
● a sodium-restricted diet
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
● taking a prescription drug for
● gout ● diabetes ● arthritis
● 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
● an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
● you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding
● feel faint ● vomit blood ● have bloody or black stools
● have stomach pain that does not get better
● 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
● ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs
● 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.
It is especially important not to use aspirin 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 and over: take 2 tablets fully dissolved
in 4 oz of water at bedtime (may be taken every 4 to 6 hours). Do not
exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor.
● children under 12 years: do not use
● each tablet contains: sodium 476 mg
● Phenylketonurics: Contains Phenylalanine 5.6 mg Per Tablet
● store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.
Inactive ingredients acesulfame potassium, anhydrous citric
acid, aspartame, calcium silicate, dimethicone, docusate sodium,
flavors (natural & artificial), mannitol, povidone, sodium benzoate,
Questions or comments? 1-800-986-0369 (Mon-Fri 9AM —
ASPIRIN ( NSAID) / Pain Reliever-Fever Reducer
Dextromethorphan HBr / Cough Suppressant
Doxylamine Succinate / Antihistamine
Phenylephrine Bitartrate / Nasal Decongestant
- Nasal Congestion
- Headache & Body Ache
- Runny Nose
- Sore Throat
20 EFFERVESCENT TABLETS
| ALKA-SELTZER PLUS COLD NIGHT |
aspirin, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, doxylamine succinate, phenylephrine bitartrate tablet, effervescent
|Labeler — Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)|
Revised: 01/2021 Bayer HealthCare LLC.
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