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Advil Allergy Sinus

(Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine)

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Relieves cold and allergy symptoms.

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Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine) is good for multiple allergy and cold symptoms, but check to be sure you really need all of its ingredients.

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  • Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine) is a combination medicine that relieves allergy and cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, headache, congestion, sore throat, or fever.
  • Ibuprofen (a pain reliever) is more effective than acetaminophen at lowering fever and relieving sinus pain.
  • Chlorpheniramine makes you less tired than other antihistamines.
  • Pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) clears nose congestion to help you breathe better.
  • If you don't really need all of the medications in this combination, you'd be taking extra medicine and can have extra side effects for no reason.
  • The pain reliever (ibuprofen) can interact with other medications and make health problems like stomach bleeding and ulcers worse.
  • It's not safe to take ibuprofen if you're pregnant since it increases the risk of heart defects in babies.
  • Pseudoephedrine, the decongestant in Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine), can make your heart race or make you feel anxious and restless.

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Side effects for Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine)

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These are side effects of Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine) reported to the FDA by people taking it, and by doctors and pharmacists.

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What to expect when you take Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine) for Allergies

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Tips from our pharmacists
  • You need to show an ID to buy Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine) in the drugstore because it contains pseudoephedrine.
  • Take it after eating to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • Don't take it with alcohol or other drugs that make you sleepy.
  • Can cause an irregular or fast heartbeat, and can raise your blood pressure.
  • Be careful taking Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine) if you have a history of bleeding problems or ulcers since it can make them worse.

Risks and Warnings for Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • History of stomach bleeding or ulcers
    • Age 60 years or older
    • Taking aspirin, NSAIDs, or blood thinners
    • Drinking more than 3 alcoholic beverages a day

    Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine) contains ibuprofen, which can cause serious problems including inflammation, bleeding, and ulcers in the stomach or intestines. The longer you take Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine), the higher the risk is. If you notice blood or a dark/black color in your stool, tell your doctor right away.

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Tips from pharmacists and people taking Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine)

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  • Tips from our pharmacists
  • Don't take it with alcohol or other drugs that make you sleepy.
Kidneys & liver
  • Risks from our pharmacists
  • Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine) contains ibuprofen, an NSAID that can lower kidney function or cause damage. Taking the lowest dose for the shortest amount of time lowers your risk. Your doctor should check your kidney function if you take Advil Allergy Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine / Chlorpheniramine) for any amount of time.