The symptoms of colds and flu can become very debilitating and frustrating, and many people find it difficult to function on a day to day basis when they are blocked up or under the weather. These tablets contain a unique antihistamine and decongestant combination to help bring rapid relief from congestion. They can also be used to treat allergy symptoms.
Olbas Oil, Vicks Vapour Rub and Vicks inhaler can also be used with Actifed for nasal congestion relief and to aid a restful and peaceful sleep.
Children over the age of 12 and adults can take Actifed Multi-Action Tablets, although it is important to read the leaflet to ensure you can take them based on other medical conditions. When you take this medication, it can help to provide fast relief for symptoms such as runny eyes and nose, sneezing, and congested nasal passages. This will help to ease breathing and reduce the discomfort that these symptoms can cause. As a multi-action tablet, this medication is able to address a range of symptoms associated with colds, flu, and allergic reactions.
Paracetemol, aspirin or ibuprofen can be taken safely with these tablets for extra relief from aches and pains associated with colds, coughs and flu symptoms.
Adults, including the elderly, and children 12 years and over: Take one tablet every 4 - 6 hours.
Please do not exceed the maximum daily dose of:
12 years and over: 4 tablets daily.
Do not take for more than 5 days in a row without speaking to a healthcare professional.
The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 60 mg, Triprolidine hydrochloride 2.5 mg.
The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:
Lactose,Maize starch,Povidone,Magnesium stearate
Not everyone will experience side effects when they take medication, however if you do they can include:
- Dry mouth, nose or throat.
- Feeling sick or vomiting.
- Difficulty sleeping (insomnia).
- Increased heart rate.
- Awareness of your heartbeat (palpitations).
- Difficulty passing urine.
If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Reading the following warnings carefully will help ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.
Do not use if hypersensitive to any of the ingredients.
Use with caution in moderate hypertension, heart disease, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, severe hepatic impairment or moderate renal impairment, elevated intraocular pressure or prostatic enlargement.
Avoid alcohol when taking this medication.
Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.
All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. Tracking is available on all orders.
We always aim to dispatch all orders within 24 hours of them being received, if we are unable to meet this
high standard for whatever reason we will always contact you to advise you of the delay.
We offer free UK standard delivery on orders over £40.
The following delivery options are available:
- Standard Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
- Express Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
- Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
- Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45
The cut-off for same day dispatch of orders is 4pm. Orders processed after this time will be dispatched the following working day. Orders are dispatched Monday - Friday. Orders will not be processed on weekends or bank holidays.
We ensure all deliveries are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.
Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt.
Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.
Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering.
We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.