Sore throat warning: Severe or persistent sore throat or sore throat accompanied by high fever, headache, nausea, and vomiting may be serious. Consult a doctor promptly. A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition. Do not use if imprinted tamper-evident bottle band is broken or missing. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, contact a medical professional or Poison Control Center immediately. Warnings As with any drug, ask a doctor before use if pregnant or breast-feeding. Do not use this product for persistent or chronic cough such as asthma, smoking or emphysema or if cough is accompanied by excessive mucus, unless directed by a licensed health care professional. Consult a physician if: symptoms persist for more than 7 days or worsen. inflammation, fever or infection develops. symptoms are accompanied by a high fever (over 101°F). cough tends to recur or is accompanied by a high fever, rash or persistent headache. The inner packaged bottle is child-resistant. In case of emergency, contact a medical professional or Poison Control Center immediately. Hyland's may also be contacted for emergency information about our products 24 hours a day, 7 days per week at (800) 624-9659.