BC® Sinus Congestion & Pain Relief

Uses

Temporarily relieves these allergy and cold symptoms:  

  • nasal and sinus congestion
  • minor aches and pains
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • itching of the nose and throat
  • runny nose  
  • headache  
  • sneezing
  • temporarily reduces fever 

Directions

Do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)

  • adults and children 12 years of age and over:  place 1 powder on tongue every 4 hours, while symptoms persist. 
  • do not take more than 6 powders in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor. 
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor.

Ingredients

Active ingredients (in each powder) Purposes

Acetaminophen 650 mg.............Pain reliever / Fever reducer

Chlorpheniramine maleate  4 mg................Antihistamine

Phenylephrine HCl 10mg........................Nasal decongestant

Inactive ingredients: corn starch, crospovidone, mannitol, povidone K30, silicified microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid

Warnings

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 every day while using this product Sore throat warning: if sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied by 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:

  • 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 (MOAI) (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:

  • liver disease
  • high blood pressure
  • diabetes
  • thyroid disease
  • glaucoma
  • heart disease
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking:

  • the blood thinning drug warfarin
  • sedatives or tranquilizers

 

When using this product, do not: exceed recommended dosage.

  • drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase the drowsiness effect

 

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • pain, nasal congestion or cough gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • redness or swelling is present
  • any new symptoms occur

     

    These could be signs of a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. 

    Keep out of reach of children.

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