Generic Name: DECONGESTANT/ACETAMINOPHEN - ORAL Ornex Maximum Strength Oral Uses
This combination medication is used to temporarily treat
symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing
illnesses (such as sinusitis, bronchitis). Decongestants help relieve stuffy
nose, sinus, and ear congestion symptoms. Acetaminophen (APAP) is a non-aspirin
pain reliever and fever reducer. Antihistamines help relieve watery eyes, itchy
eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing.
Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or
effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product
to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unless specifically
directed by the doctor. Some products (such as long-acting tablets/capsules)
are not recommended for use in children younger than 12 years. Ask your doctor
or pharmacist for more details about using your product safely.
These products do not ...
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