Manufacturer of Cold & Flu Medicine

AdvaCare Pharma globally supplies and manufactures a wide range of cough and cold preparations in the form of tablets, syrups and sprays used to relieve the symptoms associated with respiratory infections, such as the common cold and flu.
Cold & Flu Medicine

Pharmaceuticals: Therapeutic Class

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Ambroxol HCL + Cetirizine HCL Syrup
Ambroxol HCL + Salbutamol Sulfate Syrup
Ambroxol Syrup
Bromhexine Syrup
Cloperastine Syrup
Cold + Flu Oral Suspension
Cold Relief Tablets
Cold Syrup
Decongestant Syrup
Dextromethorphan Syrup
Paracetamol + Chlorpheniramine Maleate Tablets
Rhinitis Nasal Spray
Pharmaceutical manufacturer of tablets, capsules, injections, suspensions, creams, drops.


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    Environmental Management
  • 45001
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  • GMP
  • ISO
  • FSC
  • COA
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Manufacturing Locations

  • China, India, United States
*Regulatory compliance may vary according to production standard, import requirements and/or manufacturing origin.
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What is the meaning of Cold & Flu Medicine?

Cold & flu medicines alleviate the symptoms of colds and flu. Common cold medications and the flu treatments work to relieve symptoms like fever, cough, congestion, and sore throat. Cold and flu remedies are also used to prevent symptoms, particularly in individuals with weakened immune systems.

The efficacy of cold and flu medications in treating these conditions can vary, as they are primarily used to alleviate symptoms rather than to cure the underlying illness. However, it is important to note that while these medicines can help relieve symptoms, they do not cure the underlying viral infections that cause colds and flu.

What are Cold & Flu Medicines used for?

What are Cold & Flu Medicines used to treat?

Cold & flu medicines are very common for easing and preventing symptoms related to the cold and influenza virus. Specific symptoms helped by cold and flu treatments include:

  • Relieving congestion and sinus pressure
  • Reducing coughing
  • Soothing a sore throat
  • Calming a high fever
  • Alleviating body aches and headaches
  • Reducing the amount of mucus produced by the nasal passages

In addition to the symptoms mentioned, common cold medication can also relieve a runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, postnasal drip, sleep disruptions, chills and general discomfort. Although there is no cure for the common cold and flu, symptoms can be treated effectively while the immune system simultaneously identifies and eliminates viruses causing the illness.

What is the mechanism of common Cold & Flu Medicines?

Most common cold and flu treatments typically work by targeting the symptoms of the illness rather than the underlying cause. Different medications may work in different ways to alleviate various symptoms of cold and flu.

A common example are nasal decongestants which constrict the blood vessels in the nasal passages, and can reduce inflammation and relieve congestion. Antihistamines work by blocking histamine, a chemical produced by the body in response to allergens, which can cause sneezing, runny nose, and itching. Analgesics, such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen, reduce inflammation and lower fever. They can also help to alleviate body aches and headaches that are common with colds and flu. Cough suppressants, such as dextromethorphan, are cold and flu treatments for suppressing the cough reflex.

Types of Cold & Flu Medicine

Cold & flu medicines are used to treat the main symptoms caused by cold and flu viruses. As a result, there are a few groupings of cold and flu remedies.


Decongestants are a type of cold and flu medication that works by constricting the blood vessels in the nasal passages, causing a reduction in swelling and congestion. This mechanism allows for easier breathing and improved airflow through the nasal passages.

Decongestants are typically used to alleviate symptoms such as stuffy or runny nose, sinus pressure, and congestion caused by colds, flu, or allergies. There are two main types of decongestants: nasal and oral. Nasal decongestants are applied directly to the nasal passages in the form of sprays or drops, while oral decongestants are taken by mouth in the form of tablets or capsules.


Expectorants are a type of medicine for colds and flu commonly used to help loosen and expel mucus from the respiratory tract. These medications work by increasing the volume and reducing the viscosity of respiratory tract secretions, making it easier for them to be coughed up and eliminated from the body.


Antipyretics are a class of cold and flu treatments used to reduce fever. The mechanism of action of antipyretics involves inhibiting the production of prostaglandins, which are chemicals produced in the body in response to infection or injury. Prostaglandins signal the hypothalamus to increase the body's temperature, leading to fever. By inhibiting the production of prostaglandins, antipyretics help to reduce fever. Antipyretics are typically used to relieve symptoms such as headache, muscle aches, and chills that are associated with fever.

List of common Cold & Flu Medicine

Cold & flu medicines are used for specific symptoms caused by cold and flu viruses and are often combination drugs of more than one active ingredient.


- Guaifenesin + Pseudoephedrine (Decongestant (Anti-Cough)™) - Dextromethorphan HBr + Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine HCL + Paracetamol (Cold&Flu Relief™) - Paracetamol + Phenylephrine HCL + Chlorphenamine Maleate (SinuCold™) - Xylometazoline (XyloCare™) - Naphazoline


- Terbutaline sulfate + Guaifenesin (TersinCare™) - Bromhexine (BromolCare™) - Carbocisteine - Ambroxol (AmbroCare™) - Erdosteine


- Acetaminophen (paracetamol) + Caffeine (ParaCafCare™) - Ibuprofen (IbuCare™) - Diclofenac (DicloCare™) - Ketoprofen - Indomethacin (IndoCare™)

Why are we a trusted Cold & Flu Medicine manufacturer?

AdvaCare Pharma was founded with the goal of providing the best value to our distributors by focusing on high-quality, affordable products and market-specific solutions. AdvaCare Pharma produces and distributes Cold & Flu medicines for treatment of the common cold and flu symptoms, as part of a comprehensive range of 500+ pharmaceutical products available in 13 dosage forms.

Our manufacturing facilities in China, India, and the USA conform to strict GMP guidelines and ISO standards. At AdvaCare Pharma, we conduct frequent internal and third-party facility inspections to guarantee that all of our products meet and exceed the standards required by our distributors and health authorities alike. By focusing on quality and value, AdvaCare Pharma creates highly collaborative relationships bringing the best outcomes for our distributors.