TYLENOL® Cold & Flu Severe Caplets
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TYLENOL® Cold & Flu Severe Caplets

Available as Caplets. For adults and children 12 years and older.

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Convenient caplets to tackle your tough cold and flu symptoms by clearing congestion, quieting coughs and relieving head and body aches

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Product Details

Available as Caplets. For adults and children 12 years and older.

Uses
  • for the temporary relief of the following cold/flu symptoms:
    • minor aches and pains
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • nasal congestion
    • cough
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive
  • temporarily reduces fever
Ingredients

Active Ingredient: Acetaminophen

Purpose: Pain reliever/fever reducer

Active ingredient: Dextromethorphan HBr

Purpose: Cough suppressant

Active ingredient: Guaifenesin

Purpose: Expectorant

Active ingredient: Phenylephrine HCl

Purpose: Nasal decongestant

Caplets

Active ingredients

Acetaminophen 325 mg in each caplet

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg in each caplet

Guaifenesin 200 mg in each caplet

Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg in each caplet

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax, croscarmellose sodium, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, flavor, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch, sucralose, titanium dioxide

Other information
  • each caplet contains: sodium 3 mg
  • store between 20 - 25°C (68 - 77°F)
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Directions
Directions
  • do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)

adults and children 12 years and over

  • take 2 caplets every 4 hours
  • swallow whole; do not crush, chew, or dissolve
  • do not take more than 10 caplets in 24 hours

children under 12 years

ask a doctor

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Get Relief Responsibly®

You should only take one medicine with acetaminophen at a time. Use our medicine checker to ensure you are taking medicine responsibly.

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Warnings
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

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, nasea 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, nasal congestion or cough 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.

Questions or comments? call 1-877-895-3665 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)