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Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf Alternatives

(dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine)

Over-the-counterLower-cost generic availableClass: Respiratory
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These medications are comparable to Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine) or used for similar purposes.

Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf
(dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine)

Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus
(acetaminophen / guaifenesin / phenylephrine)

Theraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
(acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine)

Relieves cold symptoms. Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is okay for loosening congestion in your throat and sinuses, but it could prevent you from coughing the mucus up.Relieves cold symptoms. Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / 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. Theraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) is good for treating multiple cold and flu 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
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFSudafed PE Pressure Pain And MucusTheraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that treats cold symptoms. Guaifenesin breaks up mucus and phlegm. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that clears your sinuses.Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that treats cold symptoms. Acetaminophen relieves pain and reduces fever. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that clears your sinuses. Guaifenesin breaks up mucus and phlegm.Theraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough (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
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFSudafed PE Pressure Pain And MucusTheraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
Over-the-counterOver-the-counterOver-the-counter
Available as
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFSudafed PE Pressure Pain And MucusTheraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
  • Liquid
  • Pill
  • Powder
Used for
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFSudafed PE Pressure Pain And MucusTheraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
Risk factors for serious side effects
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFSudafed PE Pressure Pain And MucusTheraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
  • Using other medications that affect serotonin
  • History of high blood pressure
  • Taking MAO inhibitors
  • Women of childbearing age
Detailed Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine) risks & warnings »
  • Drinking more than 2 alcoholic beverages a day
  • Taking with other Tylenol-containing medicines
  • History of liver disease
  • History of high blood pressure
  • Taking MAO inhibitors
Detailed Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (acetaminophen / guaifenesin / phenylephrine) risks & warnings »
  • Drinking more than 3 alcoholic beverages a day
  • Taking with other Tylenol-containing medicines
  • History of liver disease
  • History of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • History of smoking
Detailed Theraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough (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.

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.

Food
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No food related info.No food related info.
  • Theraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) contains aspartame (phenylalanine). People who have phenylketonuria (PKU) can't break down the amino acid phenylalanine. It builds up and causes serious medical problems. If you have PKU, don't use this product.
Kidneys and liver
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFSudafed PE Pressure Pain And MucusTheraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
No kidneys and liver related info.
  • 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
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFSudafed PE Pressure Pain And MucusTheraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
No pain related info.
  • If your sore throat gets worse or you begin to have a high fever, headache, nausea, or vomiting, talk to your doctor since these could all be signs of a worsening infection.
  • The pain reliever (acetaminophen) is easier on your stomach and has fewer drug interactions than other pain medications like aspirin or ibuprofen.
  • The pain reliever (acetaminophen) is easier on your stomach and has fewer drug interactions than other pain medications like aspirin or ibuprofen.
Upsides and benefits
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFSudafed PE Pressure Pain And MucusTheraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
  • Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have a stuffy nose, congestion, and a cough.
  • Helps loosen the mucus and phlegm that builds up in productive and wet coughs.
  • 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.
  • Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have a stuffy nose, congestion, fever, and pain.
  • The decongestant (phenylephrine) has fewer side effects than other decongestants. 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.
  • Theraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold and flu symptoms. It's good to use if you have a stuffy nose, a cough, fever, and pain.
  • Since you're taking this with water, it can help you stay hydrated.
  • 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
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFSudafed PE Pressure Pain And MucusTheraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
  • Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough without mucus or phlegm.
  • Two of the medications in this product could potentially work against each other. Guaifenesin makes mucus easier to cough up, while dextromethorphan stops you from coughing.
  • Phenylephrine doesn't last as long as other oral decongestants like pseudoephedrine.
  • You shouldn't use it if you have high blood pressure.
  • 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.
  • Guaifenesin isn’t useful if you have a dry cough without chest congestion.
  • Phenylephrine doesn't last as long as other 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 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
Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFSudafed PE Pressure Pain And MucusTheraflu Daytime Severe Cold And Cough
  • Cough suppressant starts working in 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) because liquid helps break down mucus.
  • Phenylephrine, the decongestant, can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime.
  • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take. Don't take more than the recommended dose.
  • 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.
  • Phenylephrine (the decongestant ingredient) 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.
  • Starts working in about 30 minutes.
  • Dissolve 1 packet in a cup of hot water and use every 4 hours as needed. Don't use more than 5 packets in 24 hours.
  • 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.
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