Sudafed Decongestant Liquid 100ml

SKU : OTCSUDDECLIQ PIP-Code : 3570652 EAN : 3574660534931
Sudafed Decongestant Liquid helps to clear blocked nose or sinuses and catarrh associated with colds in adults and children over 6 years of age.
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Description

Sudafed Decongestant Liquid

Sudafed Decongestant Liquid
provides relief from the symptoms of blocked nose or sinuses and catarrh associated with colds in adults and children over 6 years of age. The active ingredient in it is pseudoephedrine hydrochloride, a decongestant that relieves nasal and sinus congestion.

Directions

For oral use only. Always shake the bottle thoroughly before use. Do not use more than the stated dose shown in the table. Do not overfill the spoon. There is a double-ended spoon in the pack.

Children aged 6-12 years:
  • One large 5ml spoonful every 4-6 hours, up to 4 times a day.
  • Do not give to a child under 12 years old for more than 5 days without the advice of a doctor.
Adults and children aged 12 years and over:
  • Two large 5ml spoonfuls every 4-6 hours, up to 4 times a day.
Leave at least 4 hours between doses. Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours. If symptoms persist or worsen talk to your doctor.

Ingredients

  • Active Ingredient (per 5ml): Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride: 30mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Citric Acid Monohydrate, Sucrose, Glycerol, Methyl Hydroxybenzoate (E218), Sodium Benzoate (E211), Ponceau 4R (E124), Raspberry Flavour and Water.

Cautions

  • Each 5ml of this Sudafed Decongestant Liquid contains 3.5g of sucrose. This may be harmful to your teeth. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes mellitus. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Sudafed Decongestant Liquid contains methyl hydroxybenzoate may cause allergic reactions such as skin rash; this may occur after a few days.
  • The colouring Ponceau 4R (E124) in tSudafed Decongestant Liquid may cause allergic reactions.
  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine in pregnancy or whilst breastfeeding. Some of the ingredients can cause problems.
Do not use this Sudafed Decongestant Liquid:
  • If you have ever had a bad reaction (e.g. rash, swelling of the face and throat, difficulty breathing) to any of the ingredients.
  • If you have high blood pressure or heart disease.
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you have a phaeochromocytoma (rare tumour that affects your heart rate and blood pressure).
  • If you have an overactive thyroid.
  • If you have closed angle glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • If you have severe kidney problems.
  • If you are taking beta blockers (used to treat high blood pressure).
  • If you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) or Reversible Inhibitors of Monoamine Oxidase (RIMAs).
  • If you are taking any other cough and cold medicine.
  • For children under 6 years old.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Sudafed Decongestant Liquid:
  • If you have kidney problems.
  • If you have blocked arteries or veins (occlusive vascular disease).
  • If you have been diagnosed with an intolerance to some sugars.
  • If you are taking any other medicines, including:
    • Tricyclic antidepressants (drugs to treat mood disorders).
    • Atropine (used to treat some eye conditions and occasionally bowel conditions).
    • Antihypertensives (drugs used to treat high blood pressure including alpha and beta blockers).
    • Sympathomimetic drugs (stimulants or appetite suppressants and drugs used to treat congestion and asthma).
    • Moclobemide (used to treat mood disorders).
    • Cardiac glycosides (drugs used to control heart rhythms or contractions) e.g. digoxin.
    • Ergot alkaloids (drugs used to treat migraine such as ergotamine and methysergide).
    • Oxytocin (drug used to help contractions during childbirth).

Patient Information

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Patient Information Leaflet

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