Compare to the active ingredients in Vicks® DayQuil® Severe, GoodSense® Daytime Cold & Flu liquid cold medicine relieves major cold and flu-like symptoms in a non-drowsy formula so you can cope.
Each 15 mL dose of GoodSense® Daytime Cold & Flu contains Acetaminophen (Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer) 325 mg, Dextromethorphan HBr (Cough Suppressant) 10 mg, Guaifenesin (Expectorant) 200 mg, and Phenylephrine HCI (Nasal Decongestant) 5 mg. Daytime Cold & Flu is alcohol-free, antihistamine-free, and gluten-free. This non-drowsy formula relieves:
A cold usually includes a runny nose, sore throat, sneezing, and coughing. These symptoms can last for up to two weeks. Over 200 viruses can cause the common cold. The rhinovirus is the most common type of virus that causes colds. Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses infecting the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, pregnant women, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications. There are two main types of influenza (flu) virus: Types A and B. The influenza A and B viruses that routinely spread in people are responsible for seasonal flu epidemics each year.
Sources: www.webmd.com; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: cdc.gov/flu; www.niaid.nih.gov; flu.gov
Active ingredients: Acetaminophen 325 mg, a pain reliever/fever reducer; Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg, a cough suppressant; Guaifenesin 200 mg, an expectorant; Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg, a nasal decongestant.
Inactive ingredients: butylated hydroxyanisole, edetate disodium, FD&C yellow #6, flavor, glycerin, menthol, monobasic sodium phosphate, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sucrose, xanthan gum.
Adults & children 12 yrs & over: 30 mL (2 TBSP) every 4 hours.
Children 6 to under 12 yrs: 15 mL (1 TBSP) every 4 hours.
Children 4 to under 6 yrs: Ask a doctor.
Children under 4 yrs: Do not use.