Composition   Each tablet or caplet contains: Acetaminophen 500 mg, Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg, Chlorpheninamine Maleate 2 mg, Dextromethorphan HBr 15 mg.

Other Ingredients:    Tablet/Caplet : Benzoic Acid, Corn Starch, D&C Yellow No. 10 Lake, FD&C Red No. 40 Lake, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Methylparaben, Mineral Oil, Polysorbate 20, Povidone, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Simethicone Emulsion, Sorbitan Monolaurate, Stearic Acid, Titanium Dioxide. May also contain: Carnauba wax, D&C Yellow No. 10, FD&C Red No. 40.

  For the temporary relief of the following symptoms associated with the common cold and flu: minor aches, pains, headache, muscular aches, sore throat pain, and fever; cough; nasal congestion; runny nose and sneezing.


Adults and children 12 years of age and over: 2 tablets or caplets every 6 hours while symptoms persist, not to exceed 8 tablets or caplets in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor. Children under 12 years of age: Consult a doctor.

Alcohol Warning:   If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take acetaminophen or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Acetaminophen may cause liver damage.

:    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help, or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. Do not take this product for more than 7 days. A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition. If cough persists for more than 7 days, tends to recur, or is accompanied by rash, persistent headache, fever that lasts for more than 3 days, or if new symptoms occur, consult a doctor. 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 take this product for persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, emphysema, or if cough is accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus) unless directed by a doctor. Do not exceed recommended dosage. If nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur, discontinue use and consult a doctor. If symptoms do not improve within 7 days or are accompanied by fever, consult a doctor. Do not take this product unless directed by a doctor, if you have a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis, heart disease, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, diabetes, glaucoma, or difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland. May cause excitability especially in children. May cause marked drowsiness; alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase the drowsiness effect. Avoid alcoholic beverages while taking this product. Do not take this product if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers, without first consulting your doctor. Use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery.

Drug Interaction Precaution:   Do not use this product if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson' disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you are uncertain whether your prescription drug contains an MAOI, consult a health professional before taking this product.

Overdose:    Acetylcystine as an antidote for acetaminophen overdose. See COMTREX PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION section at the beginning of the Comtrex listing.

How Supplied:

Comtrex Multi-Symptom Cold and Cough Relief is supplied as:

Coated yellow tablet with letters "Cx" debossed on one surface.

Supplied in Blister packages of 24's

Coated yellow caplet with "Cx" debossed on one side.

Supplied in Blister packages of 24's

Store tablets and caplets at room temperature.

Other COMTREX products also available: Acute Head Cold & Sinus Pressure Relief, Deep Chest Cold and Congestion Relief, Allergy Sinus Treatment, Day/Night, Comtrex Flu Therapy & Fever Relief Day & Night and Non-Drowsy formulations.


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The product samples shown here have been supplied by the manufacturer and reproduced in full color by PDR as a quick-reference identification aid. While every effort has been made to assure accurate reproduction, please remember that any visual identification should be considered preliminary. In cases of poisoning or suspected overdosage, the drug' identity should be verified by chemical analysis.