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Advil Cold And Sinus

(Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine)

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Relieves sinus pain and congestion.

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Advil Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine) is a good combination medicine to relieve pain and congestion, but it's more medicine than you need if you only have one symptom.

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  • Advil Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine) is a combination medicine that relieves cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have congestion, sore throat, headache, or fever.
  • Ibuprofen (a pain reliever) is more effective than acetaminophen at lowering fever and relieving sinus pain.
  • Pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) clears nose congestion to help you breathe better.
  • If you don't need both 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 Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine), can make your heart race or make you feel anxious and restless.

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Side effects for Advil Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine)

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

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What to expect when you take Advil Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine)

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Tips from our pharmacists
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  • You need to show an ID to buy Advil Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine) in the drugstore because it contains pseudoephedrine.
  • Don't take it if you have an allergy to aspirin since ibuprofen can cause a similar reaction.
  • Take it after eating to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • Can cause an irregular or fast heartbeat, and can raise your blood pressure.
  • Be careful taking Advil Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine) if you have a history of bleeding problems or ulcers since it can make them worse.
  • Talk to your doctor if symptoms don't get better in 1 week.

Risks and Warnings for Advil Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine)

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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 Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine) contains ibuprofen, which can cause serious problems including inflammation, bleeding, and ulcers in the stomach or intestines. The longer you take Advil Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine), 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 Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine)

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  • Advil Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine) 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 Cold And Sinus (Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine) for any amount of time.