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Sudafed Decongestant Liquid

Sudafed Decongestant Liquid

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Sudafed Decongestant Liquid (Pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion

Sudafed Decongestant Liquid get to work quickly, unblocking a stuffy nose and relieving the pressure in your sinuses caused by colds and flu as well as some allergies.

Sudafed Decongestant Liquid are available to buy online today from The Independent Pharmacy in just a few clicks. Get quick discreet delivery of your treatment straight to your home.

  • Suitable for pregnancy?no
  • Suitable for breastfeeding?no
  • Suitable for age:6 years +
  • Maximum per order:1
Type of medicineDecongestant
Works byConstricting blood vessels in the nose to relive blocked sinuses
Active ingredientPseudoephedrine
Effective within10 - 15 minutes
Pack size100ml
Strength30.0 mg per 5 ml
Common side effectsHeadache, Dry mouth
ManufacturerMcNeil Products Ltd
Use with alcoholNo known issue

Sudafed Decongestant Information

  • What is Sudafed Decongestant Liquid?

    Sudafed Decongestant Liquid is a non-drowsy solution that contains Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride as it's active ingredient. It offers swift, efficient alleviation from congested sinuses, a stuffy nose, and catarrh.

    Every bottle contains 100ml of decongestant liquid, suitable for both adults and children over the age of 6 years, making it an ideal option for families seeking relief from the discomfort of congestion.

    What is Sudafed Decongestant Liquid used for?

    Sudafed Decongestant Liquid provide relief from a blocked nose and sinuses which have become inflamed as a result of the common cold or flu or as a symptom of some allergies such as hay fever.

    How does Sudafed work as a decongestant?

    Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride works by constricting the blood vessels in the nasal passages and reducing swelling in the nasal mucosa. This constriction of blood vessels leads to a decrease in nasal congestion and helps to relieve symptoms such as stuffy or blocked nose.

    When you take Sudafed Decongestant Liquid orally, the pseudoephedrine is absorbed into your bloodstream and then circulated throughout your body. Once it reaches the nasal tissues, it starts to work by narrowing the blood vessels in the nasal passages, which in turn reduces the swelling and congestion.

    Children & Sudafed Decongestant Liquid

    Sudafed Decongestant Liquid are only suitable for children and adults over the age of 6 years.

    Sudafed Decongestant Liquid with other medicines

    Taking painkillers such as paracetamol, ibuprofen, or aspirin at the same time as Sudafed Decongestant Liquid can help to provide additional comfort from painful sinuses or aches and pains caused by colds and flu.

  • Sudafed Decongestant Liquid dosage

    For oral use:
    Adults and children aged 12 years and over
    : Two 5ml spoonfuls.

    Children 6 - 12 years: One 5ml spoonful.

    Do not use in children under 6 years of age.

  • Sudafed Decongestant Liquid ingredients

    Each 5ml of liquid contains the active ingredient: 30 mg of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride

    Each 5ml of liquid contains the other ingredients: Sucrose, E218, Colouring (E124), Raspberry flavour (Propylene Glycol (E1520), Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium).

    Please read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly before use.

  • Sudafed Decongestant Liquid side effects

    Sudafed, like other medicines, can cause some people to experience unwanted side effects. If you are worried about any side effects or they do not improve once you have stopped taking this product.

    The most commonly reported side effects include:

    • Headaches
    • Difficulty sleeping
    • Nervousness
    • Dry Mouth
    • Feeling sick

    If you experience any of the following side effects you need to seek immediate medical help:

    • Fever or reddening of the skin
    • Severe headache
    • Vomiting
    • Confusion
    • Visual disturbances
    • Swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing

    Please read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly for more information before taking this medication.

  • Sudafed Decongestant Liquid warnings

    Before taking Sudafed Decongestant Liquid please take the time to familiarise yourself with the content of the Patient Information Leaflet.

    • Do not use this medicine if you have high blood pressure, heart or kidney disease, diabetes, hyperthyroidism and glaucoma.
    • Speak to a doctor or pharmacist before taking this liquid if you are currently taking or have recently stopped taking any other prescribed or non-prescribed medication.
    • This product contains lactose, which some people may be intolerant to. If you have been told you should not consume lactose, speak to a doctor before taking Sudafed Decongestant Liquid.
    • Do not use Sudafed liquid for more than 7 days consecutively.

    Can you take Sudafed Decongestant Liquid while pregnant?

    As with most medication, it is advisable to speak to a doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking Sudafed Decongestant Liquid if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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