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ED A-HIST (Edwards Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)

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LIQUID 473 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (0485-0155-16) Label Information

Complete ED A-HIST Information

  • Drug Facts

    Active ingredients
    (in each 5 mL teaspoonful)

    Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4mg
    Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 10 mg

  • Purpose

    Nasal Decongestant

  • Uses

    temporarily relieves runny nose and nasal congestion due to the common cold, hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies (allergic rhinitis), relieves sneezing, itching of the nose or throat, itchy watery eyes, and reduces swelling of the nasal passages.

  • Warnings: Do not exceed recommended dosage.

    Do not use this product
    • if you are now taking prescription monaimine 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 know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

    Do not take this product, unless directed by a doctor before use if you have
    • A breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
    • Glaucoma, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure or thyroid disease
    • Difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you aretaking sedatives or tranquilizers.

    When using the product
    • May cause drowsiness
    • Avoid alcoholic beverages
    • 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
    • Nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs
    • Symptoms do not improve within 7 days or are accompanied by a fever.

    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.

  • Directions

    Do not exceed recommended dosage.
    Adults and children
    12 years of age
    and over:

    1 teaspoonful (5 mL)
    every 4 hours, not to
    exceed 6 teaspoonfuls
    in a 24 hour period
    Children 6 to under
    12 years of age:

    1/2 teaspoonful (5 mL)
    every 4 hours, not to
    exceed 6 teaspoonfuls
    in a 24 hour period
    Children under
    6 years of age:

    Consult a Doctor

    A special measuring device should be used to give an accurate dose of this product to children under 12 years of age. 
    Giving a higher dose than recommended by a doctor could result in serious side effects for your child.

  • Other information:

    Store at 59° - 86°F (15° - 30°C)

  • Inactive ingredients:

    FD and C Blue #1, Grape Flavor, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Saccharin, Sorbitol, and FD and C Red #40.

  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-800-543-9560

    Iss. 12/10

  • Product Packaging

    The packaging below represents the labeling currently used:

    Principal display panel and side panel for 473 mL label:

    NDC 0485-0155-16



    Each 5 mL (one teaspoonful) for oral administration contains:
    Chlorpheniramine Maleate..............................4 mg
    Phenyleprhing Hydrochloride.........................10 mg
    Alcohol USP.....................................................5%



    Manufactured for:
    Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Ripley, MS  38663

    Net Contents:  1 pint (473 mL)

    Tamper evident by foil seal under cap.  Do not use if foil seal is broken
    or missing.

    Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container with a child-resistant closure.

    This bottle is not to be dispensed to consumer.

    Manufactured for:  Edwards Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ripley, MS  38663

    Iss. 12/10

    ED A-HIST Liquid Packaging

    ED A-HIST Liquid Packaging

    ED A-HIST 
    chlorpheniramine/phenylephrine liquid
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0485-0155
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    Chlorpheniramine Maleate (UNII: V1Q0O9OJ9Z) (Chlorpheniramine - UNII:3U6IO1965U) Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg  in 5 mL
    Phenylephrine Hydrochloride (UNII: 04JA59TNSJ) (Phenylephrine - UNII:1WS297W6MV) Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 10 mg  in 5 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    Glycerin (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    Water (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    Sodium Citrate (UNII: 1Q73Q2JULR)  
    Saccharin Sodium (UNII: SB8ZUX40TY)  
    Sorbitol (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    Propylene Glycol (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    Alcohol (UNII: 3K9958V90M)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color      Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor GRAPE Imprint Code
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:0485-0155-16 473 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part341 01/11/2011
    Labeler - Edwards Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (195118880)