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Drug Name:

SUDAFED OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Pseudoephedrine HCl 30mg; tabs.

Company:
McNeil Consumer Healthcare

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for SUDAFED:

Nasal congestion.

Adult:

60mg every 4–6 hrs; max 4 doses/24hrs.

Children:

<6yrs: use other forms. 6–11yrs: 30mg every 4–6 hrs; max 4 doses/24hrs.

Contraindications:

During or within 14 days of MAOIs.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hypertension. Cardiovascular disease. Diabetes. Thyroid disease. GI or GU obstruction.

See Also:

SUDAFED 12 HOUR

SUDAFED 24 HOUR

Pharmacological Class:

Sympathomimetic.

Interactions:

Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. β-blockers increase pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Antihypertensives antagonized.

Adverse Reactions:

Nervousness, dizziness, insomnia.

How Supplied:

Tabs—24, 48, 96; 12hr—10, 20; 24hr—5, 10


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