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Multi-Symptom Cold Plus Acetaminophen

PediaCare® Kids Multi-Symptom Cold Medicine

*use as directed

Multi-Symptom Cold Plus Acetaminophen


Keep cold symptoms at bay. This grape-flavored product provides multi-fighting power to treat symptoms of common coughs and colds.

Temporarily Relieves

  • Minor aches and pains
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Sneezing and runny nose
  • Stuffy nose
  • Fever

Flavors available in: Grape

Directions

  • Find right dosage on the chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age.
  • Use only enclosed dosing cup designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • Shake well before using.
  • If needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last.
  • Do not use more than 5 times in 24 hours.
Weight (lbs) Age (yrs) Dose
Under 36 Under 4 Do not use
36-47 4-5 Do not use unless directed by a doctor.
48-95 6-11 10 mL

Ingredients

Active Ingredients (in each 5 mL)

  • Acetaminophen 160 mg
  • Chlorpheniramine maleate 1 mg
  • Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg
  • Phenylephrine HCl 2.5 mg 

Inactive Ingredients

carboxymethylcellulose sodium, cellulose, citric acid, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 33, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucrose, xanthan gum

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if the child takes:

  • More than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • With other drugs containing acetaminophen

Sore throat warning

If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, or is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly. 

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.

Do not use:

  • To make a child sleepy. 
  • In a child who is 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 child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product. 
  • With any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist. 

Ask a doctor before use if your child has: 

  • Glaucoma
  • Thyroid disease
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • A breathing problem such as chronic bronchitis (mucus)
  • Persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma
  • Liver disease

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if your child is taking:

  • Sedatives or tranquilizers
  • The blood-thinning drug warfarin

When using this product:

  • Do not exceed recommended dose (see overdose warning)
  • May cause excitability, especially in children
  • Marked drowsiness may occur
  • Sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • New symptoms occur
  • Nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occur
  • Fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days
  • Redness or swelling is present
  • Pain, nasal congestion or cough gets worse or lasts for more than 5 days
  • Cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts

These could be signs of a serious condition. 

Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. 

Overdose warning

Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) could cause major health problems, including liver damage. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately (1-800-222-1222). Quick medical attention is critical even if you do not notice any signs of symptoms. 

Directions

Directions

  • Find right dosage on the chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age.
  • Use only enclosed dosing cup designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • Shake well before using.
  • If needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last.
  • Do not use more than 5 times in 24 hours.
Weight (lbs) Age (yrs) Dose
Under 36 Under 4 Do not use
36-47 4-5 Do not use unless directed by a doctor.
48-95 6-11 10 mL
Ingredients

Ingredients

Active Ingredients (in each 5 mL)

  • Acetaminophen 160 mg
  • Chlorpheniramine maleate 1 mg
  • Dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg
  • Phenylephrine HCl 2.5 mg 

Inactive Ingredients

carboxymethylcellulose sodium, cellulose, citric acid, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 33, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucrose, xanthan gum

Warnings

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if the child takes:

  • More than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • With other drugs containing acetaminophen

Sore throat warning

If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, or is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly. 

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.

Do not use:

  • To make a child sleepy. 
  • In a child who is 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 child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product. 
  • With any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist. 

Ask a doctor before use if your child has: 

  • Glaucoma
  • Thyroid disease
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • A breathing problem such as chronic bronchitis (mucus)
  • Persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma
  • Liver disease

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if your child is taking:

  • Sedatives or tranquilizers
  • The blood-thinning drug warfarin

When using this product:

  • Do not exceed recommended dose (see overdose warning)
  • May cause excitability, especially in children
  • Marked drowsiness may occur
  • Sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • New symptoms occur
  • Nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occur
  • Fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days
  • Redness or swelling is present
  • Pain, nasal congestion or cough gets worse or lasts for more than 5 days
  • Cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts

These could be signs of a serious condition. 

Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. 

Overdose warning

Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) could cause major health problems, including liver damage. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately (1-800-222-1222). Quick medical attention is critical even if you do not notice any signs of symptoms. 

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