Compare Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And Cough vs. Tylenol Cold Multi Symptom Daytime

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Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Cough
(Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine)

Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Daytime
(Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine)

Relieves coughing and cold symptoms. Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Cough (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) is good for multiple cold symptoms, but it's more medicine than you need if you only have one symptom.Relieves cold and flu symptoms. Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Daytime (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) is good for multiple cold symptoms, but it's more medicine than you need if you only have one symptom.
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Side effects
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How it works
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Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Cough (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that treats cold symptoms. Acetaminophen relieves pain and reduces fever. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that clears your sinuses.Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Daytime (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that treats cold and flu symptoms. Acetaminophen relieves pain and reduces fever. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that clears your sinuses.
Type of medication
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And CoughTylenol Cold Multi Symptom Daytime
Over-the-counter
Over-the-counter
Available as
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And CoughTylenol Cold Multi Symptom Daytime
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Powder
Used for
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And CoughTylenol Cold Multi Symptom Daytime
Risk factors for serious side effects
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And CoughTylenol Cold Multi Symptom Daytime
  • Taking with alcohol
  • Taking with other Tylenol-containing medicines
  • History of liver disease
  • History of high blood pressure
  • Taking MAO inhibitors
  • History of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • History of smoking
  • Using other medications that affect serotonin
  • Women of childbearing age
Detailed Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Cough (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) risks & warnings »
  • Taking with alcohol
  • Taking with other Tylenol-containing medicines
  • History of liver disease
  • History of high blood pressure
  • Taking MAO inhibitors
  • Using other medications that affect serotonin
  • History of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • History of smoking
Detailed Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Daytime (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) risks & warnings »
Pregnancy

The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

Kidneys and liver
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And CoughTylenol Cold Multi Symptom Daytime
  • To avoid hurting your liver, you have to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you're taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
  • To avoid hurting your liver, you have to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you're taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
Pain
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And CoughTylenol Cold Multi Symptom Daytime
  • The pain reliever (acetaminophen) is easier on your stomach and has fewer drug interactions than other pain medications like aspirin or ibuprofen.
  • To avoid hurting your liver, you have to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you're taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
  • The pain reliever (acetaminophen) is easier on your stomach and has fewer drug interactions than other pain medications like aspirin or ibuprofen.
  • To avoid hurting your liver, you have to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you're taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
Upsides and benefits
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And CoughTylenol Cold Multi Symptom Daytime
  • Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Cough (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have a stuffy nose, a cough, fever, and pain.
  • The decongestant (phenylephrine) has fewer side effects than other decongestants like pseudoephedrine. It doesn't raise your blood pressure and heart rate as much, or cause as much trouble falling asleep.
  • The pain reliever (acetaminophen) is easier on your stomach and has fewer drug interactions than other pain medications like aspirin or ibuprofen.
  • Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Daytime (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have a stuffy nose, a cough, fever, and pain.
  • The decongestant (phenylephrine) has fewer side effects than other decongestants like pseudoephedrine. It doesn't raise your blood pressure and heart rate as much, or cause as much trouble falling asleep.
  • The pain reliever (acetaminophen) is easier on your stomach and has fewer drug interactions than other pain medications like aspirin or ibuprofen.
Downsides and risks
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And CoughTylenol Cold Multi Symptom Daytime
  • If you don't really need all of the medications in this combination, you're taking extra medicine and might have extra side effects for no reason.
  • Phenylephrine doesn't last as long as other oral decongestants like pseudoephedrine.
  • You shouldn't use it if you have high blood pressure.
  • To avoid hurting your liver, you have to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you're taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
  • If you don't really need all of the medications in this combination, you're taking extra medicine and might have extra side effects for no reason.
  • Phenylephrine doesn't last as long as other oral decongestants like pseudoephedrine.
  • You shouldn't use it if you have high blood pressure.
  • To avoid hurting your liver, you have to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you're taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And CoughTylenol Cold Multi Symptom Daytime
  • Starts working in about 30 minutes.
  • Phenylephrine, the decongestant, can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime.
  • Contains acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol or APAP. Taking too much can cause liver failure and death. Don't take more than what's recommended on the package or with other Tylenol-containing products.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms don't improve in a few days, or if you have a really bad sore throat with a fever, headache, nausea, or vomiting.
  • Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Daytime (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) starts working in about 30 minutes.
  • Phenylephrine, the decongestant, can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime.
  • Contains acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol or APAP. Taking too much can cause liver failure and death. Don't take more than what's recommended on the package or with other Tylenol-containing products.
  • If you get the liquid form, use the dosing cup to measure the exact amount of medicine you need.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms don't improve in a few days, or if you have a really bad sore throat with a fever, headache, nausea, or vomiting.
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