ADVIL ALLERGY SINUS OTC

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ADVIL ALLERGY SINUS

Cough and cold
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Ibuprofen 200mg, chlorpheniramine maleate 2mg, pseudoephedrine HCl 30mg; coated-caplets.

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Indications for ADVIL ALLERGY SINUS:

Nasal congestion, sinus pressure, rhinorrhea, headache, minor aches and pains, fever.

Adult:

Take with food. 1 caplet every 4–6hrs; max 6 caplets/24hrs.

Children:

<12yrs: not recommended.

Contraindications:

Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery. During or within 14 days of MAOIs.

Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding (esp. ≥60yrs old). History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Respiratory disorders (eg, emphysema, bronchitis). Increased risk of heart attack or failure, and stroke. Hypertension. Heart disease. Recent stroke. Liver cirrhosis. Renal disease. Asthma. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. Glaucoma. GI or urinary obstruction. Reevaluate if fever persists or worsens >3 days or nasal congestion lasts >7 days. Elderly. Pregnancy (avoid during 3rd trimester). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. β-blockers may increase the pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Caution with diuretics. Avoid aspirin, pseudoephedrine- or chlorpheniramine-containing products, or other pain relievers, nasal decongestants, antihistamines. Alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness. Increased risk of GI bleed with anticoagulants, corticosteroids, other OTC or Rx NSAIDs, ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day, or prolonged use.

Pharmacological Class:

NSAID + antihistamine + sympathomimetic.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, nervousness, dizziness, insomnia, GI upset/bleed, symptoms of heart problems or stroke (eg, trouble breathing, feel faint, slurred speech), redness, swelling, allergic reactions; discontinue if occur.

How Supplied:

Caplets—20