ADVIL COLD AND SINUS - ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride capsule, liquid filled 
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare

(ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine HCl)



Solubilized ibuprofen equal to 200 mg ibuprofen (NSAID)*

(present as the free acid and potassium salt)

Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


Pain reliever/fever reducer

Nasal decongestant


temporarily relieves these symptoms associated with the common cold or flu:

  • headache
  • fever
  • sinus pressure
  • nasal congestion
  • minor body aches and pains


Allergy alert:

Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock
  • skin reddening
  • rash
  • blisters

If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Stomach bleeding warning:

This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you:

  • are age 60 or older
  • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
  • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
  • take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs [aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others]
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
  • take more or for a longer time than directed

Do not use

  • in children under 12 years of age
  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • right before or after heart surgery
  • 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

  • stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
  • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, asthma, thyroid disease, diabetes or trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • you are taking a diuretic

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • under a doctor’s care for any serious condition
  • taking any other product that contains pseudoephedrine or any other nasal decongestant
  • taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
  • taking any other drug

When using this product

  • take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
  • the risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
    • feel faint
    • vomit blood
    • have bloody or black stools
    • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • nasal congestion lasts for more than 7 days
  • symptoms continue or get worse
  • redness or swelling is present in the painful area
  • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • any new symptoms appear

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use ibuprofen during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • do not take more than directed
  • the smallest effective dose should be used
  • adults and children 12 years of age and over:
    • take 1 capsule every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist. If symptoms do not respond to 1 capsule, 2 capsules may be used.
    • do not use more than 6 capsules in any 24-hour period unless directed by a doctor
  • children under 12 years of age: do not use


  • each capsule contains: potassium 20 mg
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).
  • read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.


D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C red no. 40, fractionated coconut oil, gelatin, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol, potassium hydroxide, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol


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Advil COLD & SINUS Liqui-Gels


Ibuprofen 200 mg >> Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer (NSAID)

Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg >> Nasal Decongestant

Relieves Sinus Pressure, Nasal Congestion and Fever



Product inside sealed in plastic blister with foil backing. Do Not Use if plastic blister or foil barrier is broken.

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Advil COLD & SINUS Liqui-Gels Packaging

ibuprofen, pseudoephedrine hcl  capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG NDC Product Code (Source) 0573-0184
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
ibuprofen (ibuprofen) ibuprofen 200 mg
pseudoephedrine hydrochloride (pseudoephedrine) pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 30 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
D&C yellow no. 10  
FD&C red no. 40  
coconut acid  
polyethylene glycols  
potassium hydroxide  
Product Characteristics
Color ORANGE (light orange to light yellow with a slight orange hue) Score no score
Shape OVAL (oval softgel) Size 15mm
Flavor Imprint Code Advil;C;S;with;black;ink
# NDC Package Description Multilevel Packaging
1 0573-0184-32 1 BLISTER PACK In 1 CARTON contains a BLISTER PACK
1 32 CAPSULE In 1 BLISTER PACK This package is contained within the CARTON (0573-0184-32)
2 0573-0184-16 2 BLISTER PACK In 1 CARTON contains a BLISTER PACK
2 8 CAPSULE In 1 BLISTER PACK This package is contained within the CARTON (0573-0184-16)

Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
NDA NDA021374 05/30/2002

Labeler - Pfizer Consumer Healthcare (828831730)
Revised: 06/2011Pfizer Consumer Healthcare