INDICATIONS & USAGE SECTION.
Indications: Infectious/inflammatory illnesses influenza, ARVI (common cold), accompanied by high temperature, chills, and fever, headache, rhinitis and nasal congestion, sneezing, and muscle pain.
ADVERSE REACTIONS SECTION.
Side effects: possible allergic reactions (skin rash, pruritus, hives, angioedema), hyperexcitability, sleep disorder, reduction in the speed of psychomotor reactions, drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, palpitations, blood pressure increase, dry mouth, accommodative palsy, increase in intraocular pressure, urinary retention. During prolonged use in high doses hepatotoxic action, changes in blood count; nephrotoxicity.
Contraindications: Increased sensitivity to individual ingredients of the preparation, simultaneous use of tricyclic antidepressants, monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, beta-adrenergic blockers; portal hypertension; alcoholism; diabetes mellitus, pregnancy, breast-feeding, children under 12 years of age.With caution: in marked coronary artery atherosclerosis, in arterial hypertension, narrow-angle glaucoma, severe liver or kidney diseases, prostatic hyperplasia, blood diseases, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, congenital hyperbilirubinemia (Gilbert, Dubin-Johnson, and Rotor syndromes), hyperthyroidism, pheochromocytoma, bronchial asthma.
Description: Loose white powder containing white, yellow, and gray-violet granules. May contain soft clumps.When one packet is dissolved in hot water, cloudy solution forms which is pink-violet in color with berry aroma.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION SECTION.
Dosage and administration: Oral. The content of packet is dissolved in glass of boiling hot water. Consumed in hot form. Sugar can be added to taste. repeated dose may be taken every hours (no more than doses in 24 hours).TheraFlu(R) can be used at any time of day, but taking the preparation before going to sleep, for the night, has the best effect. If there is no relief of symptoms within days after the preparation is first taken, physician must be consulted.
INACTIVE INGREDIENT SECTION.
Auxiliary ingredients: sucrose, acesulfame potassium, red dye 129, blue dye 133, maltodextrin, silicon dioxide, flavoring agent natural raspberry, flavoring agent natural cranberry, anhydrous citric acid, sodium citrate dihydrate, tribasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate.
Overdosage: Nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, hepatotoxic and nephrotoxic action, in severe cases hepatic insufficiency, hepatic necrosis, increase in liver transaminase activity, increase in prothrombin time, encephalopathy, and comatose state.Treatment: gastric lavage, administration of activated charcoal, symptomatic therapy. Administration of methionine 8-9 hours after the overdosage and N-acetylcysteine after 12 hours. Medical attention should be sought.
OTC - ACTIVE INGREDIENT SECTION.
Composition: One packet contains: Active ingredients: paracetamol 325 mg, pheniramine maleate 20 mg, phenylephrine hydrochloride 10 mg.. Auxiliary ingredients: sucrose, acesulfame potassium, red dye 129, blue dye 133, maltodextrin, silicon dioxide, flavoring agent natural raspberry, flavoring agent natural cranberry, anhydrous citric acid, sodium citrate dihydrate, tribasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate.
OTC - KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN SECTION.
Store out of the reach of children.
OTC - PURPOSE SECTION.
Pharmacotherapeutic group: analgesics and antipyretics, paracetamol in combination with other preparations (excluding psycholeptics).ATC code: NO2BE51Pharmacological properties: Combination preparation, has an antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, anti-edematous, analgesic, and anti-allergic action.
PACKAGE LABEL.PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL.
Package/Label Principal Display Panel . Carton.
SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION.
TheraFlu(R) Cold and Flu Forest Berries Pharmaceutical form: Powder for preparing solution for internal use (forest berries).
STORAGE AND HANDLING SECTION.
Storage conditions: At temperature below 25C. Store out of the reach of children.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS SECTION.
Special warnings: To avoid toxic liver damage, the preparation should not be combined with the use of alcoholic beverages. Care should be taken when the preparation is used by individuals over 70 years of age with cardiovascular disease because of the possible vasoconstricting action of phenylephrine.If regardless of the use of the preparation, the illness is accompanied by continuing fever or repeated temperature elevations, physician must be consulted.Do not exceed the recommended dose.Do not use the preparation from damaged packets.. Effect on the ability to drive an automobile and to operate machinery. During treatment, care must be taken when operating an automobile or other machinery, requiring mental alertness and quick psychomotor reactions.
Interaction with other drugs: Intensifies the effect of MAO inhibitors, sedative preparations, ethanol. The risk of the hepatotoxic action of paracetamol increases during concurrent use of barbiturates, diphenine, carbamazepine, rifampicin, zidovudine, and other hepatic microsomal enzyme inducers. Antidepressants, antiparkinsonian agents, antipsychotic agents, and phenothiazine derivatives increase the risk of developing urinary retention, dry mouth, and constipation. Glucocorticosteroids increase the risk of developing elevated intraocular pressure.