Mix the Alka-Seltzer PLUS® Fast Relief Mix-In packet into 8 oz. of hot water and sip the soothing beverage within 10-15 minutes. Experience the steam and the tasty drink as it infuses powerful relief through your whole body.
Acetaminophen, Diphenhydramine hydrochloride, and Phenylephrine hydrochloride powder.
Does not contain Aspirin.
Made in Mexico
Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold or flu: Minor aches and pains, headache, cough, sore throat, nasal and sinus congestion, runny nose, sneezing, itchy nose and throat, itchy, watery eyes due to hay fever. Temporarily reduces fever.
Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:
More than 5 packets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount for this product
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 to sedate children.
Do not use:
If you have ever had an allergic reaction this product or any of its ingredients
With any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
With any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on the skin
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.
In children under 12 years of age
Ask a doctor before use if you have:
High blood pressure
Cough with excessive phlegm (mucus)
Persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema
A breathing problem such as emphysema, asthma or chronic bronchitis
Difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are:
Taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
Taking sedatives or tranquilizer
When using this product:
Do not exceed recommended dosage
Avoid alcoholic drinks
Marked drowsiness may occur
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:
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
Nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
Do not take more than the recommended dose. Take every 4 hours; do not exceed 5 packets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor.
Adults and children 12 years and over: Dissolve contents of one packet in 8 oz hot water; sip while hot. Consume entire drink within 10-15 minutes. If using a microwave, add contents of one packet to 8 oz of cold water; stir briksly before and after heating. Do not overheat.
Children under 12 years: Do not use.
Each packet contains: Potassium 10 mg, Sodium 24 mg
Phenylketonurics: Contains phenylalanine 13 mg per packet