What is Sudafed PE Congestion?Sudafed PE Congestion temporarily relieves nasal congestion due to the common cold, hay fever, or other upper respiratory allergies. Sudafed PE Congestion also temporarily relieves sinus congestion and pressure.
What is the most important information I should know about Sudafed PE Congestion?When using this product, do not exceed the recommended dose.
Keep out of reach of children. In the case of an overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).
Who should not take Sudafed PE Congestion?Do not use this adult product in children <12 years of age.
Do not use Sudafed PE Congestion if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), a class of drugs used to treat depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease, or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Sudafed PE Congestion?Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Sudafed PE Congestion. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, or trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland.
What is the usual dosage?The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.
Adult and Children ≥12 years: The usual dosage is 1 tablet every 4 hours.
How should I take Sudafed PE Congestion?Take the recommended dose and if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours.
Do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours.
What should I avoid while taking Sudafed PE Congestion?Avoid taking in combination with prescription MAOI drugs.
What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Sudafed PE Congestion?If Sudafed PE Congestion is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining this medicine with MAOIs or other medicines containing phenylephrine.
What are the possible side effects of Sudafed PE Congestion?Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.
Stop use and ask a doctor if the following occur: dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, or if symptoms do not improve within 7 days or occur with a fever
Can I receive Sudafed PE Congestion if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?The effects of Sudafed PE Congestion on pregnancy are unknown, and it may pass into breast milk. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Sudafed PE Congestion?This medication is taken as needed. If you missed a dose of Sudafed PE Congestion, take it as soon as possible. Do not take two doses at the same time. Do not exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours.
How should I store Sudafed PE Congestion?Store at room temperature.
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