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SUDAFED PE
Phenylephrine

Indications

Treats stuffy nose.

Brand Names


Despec-SF
Lusonal
PediaCare Decongestant Drops
Pediacare Infant Dropper Decongestant
Toddler's Dimetapp Decongestant
Pediacare Children's Decongestant
Ah-Chew D
Sudafed PE
Rite Aid Nasal Decongestant PE
Quality Choice Suphedrine PE
Contac D Cold
Nasop
Nasop12

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have an allergic reaction to phenylephrine or other nasal decongestants. Do no use this medicine if you are breast feeding or if you are also using an MAO inhibitor such as Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate®. You should not give this medicine to a baby without a doctor's approval.

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 leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.

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.
Trouble urinating, or a decrease in how much or how often you urinate.
Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, or body aches.
Fainting.
Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Headache.
Mild skin rash or itching.
Nausea, vomiting, or mild stomach pain.
Nervousness, restlessness, or trouble sleeping.

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