Pros: Its a great over the counter drug for cold and flu relief for HBP patients.
Cons: Non given
I purchase this product because I have chronic high blood pressure and I am not a heart attack survivor. I have had high blood since 92, a cancer survivor in 98,congestive heart failure in 2005 and now a heart attack Xmas of 2007.
I Love it
I love this product because it is really the only safe over the counter product for HBP patients and those with heart problems. It gives you cold and flu symptom relief within about 30 minutes and keeps you from going to the Dr. every time that you have a cold or flu symptoms. There is no other product on the market for these symptoms for those suffering from HBP.
This product is Decongestant-free,
Pain Reliever of body aches, pain and headache/Fever Reducer, relieves cough and runny nose
The cost for this product is only From 6.75-7.99 per 20 count tabs. Don't be surprised if it is a the customer service desk or behind the pharmacy counter.
This product is recommended by the American Heart Association.
Please read the warning label prior to purchase.
How to use: There are 20 tablets that are in oval tablet form. 2 tablets per blister card every 6 hours while symptoms persist. No more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Alcohol Warning: Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers. When using this product do not use more than directed; excitability may occur, especially in children; avoid alcoholic beverages; alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness; drowsiness may occur; use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery.
Keep away from teenagers and small children
Some teenagers and young adults, 13-19 -years-of-age, are deliberately ingesting large amounts of Coricidin HBP for cough and Cold; as many as 15 tablets at one time.
Authorities say a growing number of teenagers are using over-the-counter cold medicines and cough syrup in excessive doses as recreational drugs --seeking what they describe as an LSD-like "high" from dextromethorphan, a non-prescription cough suppressant, an active ingredient of such products as Robitussin D and Coricidin D.