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Day Time Cold and Flu (Preferred Plus (Kinray))

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CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED 2 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON (61715-042-24) > 12 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BLISTER PACK Label Information

Complete Day Time Cold and Flu Information

  • Active ingredients (in each softgel)

    Acetaminophen 325 mg

    Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

    Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg


  • Purpose

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

    Cough suppressant

    Nasal decongestant


  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves common cold and flu symptoms:
      • minor aches and pains 
      • headache
      • sore throat
      • nasal congestion
      • fever
      • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation

  • Warnings

    Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. 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

    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
    • diabetes
    • heart disease
    • thyroid disease
    • high blood pressure
    • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
    • 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.

    When using this product,

    do not exceed recommended dosage.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • pain, cough, or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
    • new symptoms occur
    • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur 
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
    • redness or swelling is present
    • 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: Taking more than the recommended dose can 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 24 hours
    • adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 softgels with water every 4 hours
    • swallow whole; do not crush, chew, or dissolve
    • children under 12 years: do not use
    • when using other Day-Time or Nite-Time products, carefully read each label to insure correct dosing

  • Other information

    • store at room temperature 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
    • avoid excessive heat

  • Inactive ingredients

    butylated hydroxyanisole, butylated hydroxytoluene, edible white ink, FD&C red #40*, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol

    *may contain this ingredient


  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST


  • Principal Display Panel

    †Compare to the Active Ingredients in Vicks® DayQuil® LiquiCaps®

    Day-Time

    Cold & Flu

    Multi-Symptom Relief

    • Minor Aches & Pains
    • Headache
    • Sore Throat
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Nasal Congestion

    NON-DROWSY Softgels

    ACETAMINOPHEN, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, Phenylephrine HCl

    Alcohol Free

    Antihistamine Free

    †This product is not manufactured or distributed by Procter & Gamble, owner of the registered trademark Vicks® DayQuil® LiquiCaps®.

    Distributed by: Kinray Inc.

    152-35 Tenth Avenue

    Whitestone, NY  11357

    ©2013 Kinray Inc. All Rights Reserved, PREFERRED PLUS, PREFERRED PLUS++++ and the PREFERRED PLUS logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Kinray Inc. All other marks are property of their respective owners.

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF CARTON IS OPENED OR IF BLISTER UNIT IS TORN, BROKEN OR SHOWS ANY SIGNS OF TAMPERING.

    KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION


  • Product Label

    Acetaminophen 325 mg, Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg, Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg

    Preferred Plus Day-Time Cold & Flu Softgel


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    DAY TIME COLD AND FLU  MULTI-SYMPTOM RELIEF
    acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, phenylephrine hydrochloride capsule, liquid filled
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:61715-042
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    ACETAMINOPHEN (UNII: 362O9ITL9D) (ACETAMINOPHEN - UNII:362O9ITL9D) ACETAMINOPHEN 325 mg
    DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (UNII: 9D2RTI9KYH) (DEXTROMETHORPHAN - UNII:7355X3ROTS) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 10 mg
    PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (UNII: 04JA59TNSJ) (PHENYLEPHRINE - UNII:1WS297W6MV) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    BUTYLATED HYDROXYANISOLE (UNII: REK4960K2U)  
    BUTYLATED HYDROXYTOLUENE (UNII: 1P9D0Z171K)  
    FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    GELATIN (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    POVIDONES (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SORBITAN (UNII: 6O92ICV9RU)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color ORANGE Score no score
    Shape CAPSULE Size 19mm
    Flavor Imprint Code P19;95A;36A
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:61715-042-24 2 in 1 CARTON
    1 12 in 1 BLISTER PACK
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINAL part341 03/31/2013
    Labeler - Preferred Plus (Kinray) (012574513)
    Registrant - P and L Development of New York Corporation (800014821)