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SUDAFED
Pseudoephedrine

Indications

Treats stuffy nose and sinuses caused by the common cold, hay fever, or sinus infection. This medicine is a decongestant.

Brand Names


Sudafed
Pediacare Decongestant Infants
Sudafed 12 Hour
Dimetapp Decongestant Pediatric
Pseudo-Gest
Pseudocot
Sudanyl
Sudodrine
Sudo-Tab
Kodet Se
Ridafed
Genaphed
Quality Choice Suphedrine
Nasal Decongestant
SudoGest

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to pseudoephedrine.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine


Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine


Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Chest pain
Very fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat
Wheezing or shortness of breath
Convulsions (seizures)
Severe restlessness
Hallucinations

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Nervousness or dizziness
Trouble sleeping
Nausea or upset stomach
Headache

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.