Delsym® Nighttime Cough

Delsym® Nighttime Cough

Delsym® Nighttime Cough

Active ingredients (in each 20 mL)

  • Acetaminophen 650 mg: Pain reliever/fever reducer
  • Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg: Cough suppressant
  • Triprolidine HCl 2.5 mg: Antihistamine

Uses

Temporarily relieves these common cold and flu symptoms:

  • cough
  • minor aches and pains
  • sore throat
  • headache
  • runny nose
  • sneezing
  • itching of the nose or throat
  • itchy, watery eyes due to hay fever

Temporarily reduces fever

Controls cough to help you get to sleep

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

  • more than 4000 mg in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks daily 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, nausea, 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.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • liver disease
  • glaucoma
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, 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
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product do not use more than directed

  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • pain 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 fever, 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

Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause liver damage. 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.

Directions

  • Do not take more than directed (see Overdose warning)
  • do not take more than 4 doses in any 24-hour period
  • measure only with dosing cup provided
  • do not use dosing cup with other products
  • dose as follows or as directed by a doctor
  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: 20 mL in dosing cup provided every 4 hours
  • children under 12 years of age: do not use

Other information

Each 20 mL contains: sodium 16 mg

Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Do not refrigerate

Inactive ingredients

Ammonium glycyrrhizate, anhydrous citric acid, ascorbic acid, edetate disodium, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin (soy), propylene glycol, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucralose, triacetin, triethyl citrate, water, xanthan gum

Questions?

1-866-682-4639

You may also report side effects to this phone number.

Reference

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