AUROFLU DAY TIME SEVERE COLD AND COUGH acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hbr and phenylephrine hcl

Get an overview of AUROFLU DAY TIME SEVERE COLD AND COUGH (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hbr and phenylephrine hcl syrup), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in AUROFLU DAY TIME SEVERE COLD AND COUGH can be sold under different names.

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Drug Basics




Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: SYRUP

Data Current As Of: 2019-12-09


Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer
Cough suppressant
Nasal decongestant


  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:
  • minor aches and pains
  • minor sore throat pain
  • headache
  • nasal and sinus congestion
  • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
  • temporarily reduces fever


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 daily while using this product

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.

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

  • in a child under 12 years of age
  • if you are allergic to acetaminophen
  • 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

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 & ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • new symptoms occur
  • pain, cough or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • 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 this & all drugs out of the reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) immediately. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

package label-principal display panel - 8.3 fl oz (245.5 ml bottle)


Compare to the active ingredients in Theraflu® ExpressMax™ Daytime Severe Cold & Cough*

NDC 58602-162-33

Daytime Severe Cold & Cough
Maximum Strength
Per 4 hour dose.

Each dose (per 30 mL) of Syrup contains:
650 mg - ACETAMINOPHEN, USP (Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer)
20 mg - DEXTROMETHORPHAN HBr, USP (Cough Suppressant)
10 mg - PHENYLEPHRINE HCl, USP (Nasal Decongestant)

  • Nasal congestion
  • Headache
  • Sore throat pain
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Body ache
8.3 FL OZ (245.5 mL)

Berry Flavor
Alcohol Content: 10%

also known as

This drug label information is as submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is intended for informational purposes only. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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