Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus

(Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

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Relieves cold symptoms.

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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.

Quick facts about Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And Mucus
  • Drug class: Respiratory
  • Rx status: Over-the-counter
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (acetaminophen / guaifenesin / phenylephrine)

Upsides

  • 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.
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Downsides

  • 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.
How it works

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.

Quick facts about Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And Mucus
  • Drug class: Respiratory
  • Rx status: Over-the-counter
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (acetaminophen / guaifenesin / phenylephrine)
Tried Sudafed PE Pressure Pain And Mucus? Write a review!
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Side effect rates for Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

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Risks and Warnings for Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Drinking more than 2 alcoholic beverages a day
    • Taking with other Tylenol-containing medicines
    • History of liver disease

    Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) contains acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol or APAP, and is a common ingredient in many other over-the-counter medicines. Taking too much acetaminophen causes liver damage that can be permanent and life-threatening. In case of an overdose, call your local Poison Control Center and get medical attention immediately.

Common concerns from people taking Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

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Kidneys and liver
  • 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
  • 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.