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(Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

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These medications are comparable to Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) or used for similar purposes.

Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus
(Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

Alka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold And Flu
(Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

Alka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold And Flu
(Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine)

Mucinex D
(Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine)

Robitussin Dm
(Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan)

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. Alka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is okay for multiple cold symptoms, but it's more medicine than you need if you only have one symptom.Relieves cold and flu symptoms. Alka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) is good for multiple cold symptoms, but it's more medicine than you need if you only have one symptom.Breaks up mucus and relieves congestion. Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) is good if you have a stuffy nose and a cough with mucus, but it could keep you up at night.Breaks up mucus and relieves cough. Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is okay for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, but it could prevent you from coughing the mucus up. You have to take it more often than other guaifenesin products.
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Reviews for Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine)
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+76% vs. Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)
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+41% vs. Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)
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7% vs. Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)
Reviews for Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan)
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+75% vs. Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)
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+37% vs. Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)
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7% vs. Sudafed Pe Pressure Pain And Mucus (Acetaminophen / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)
Side effects
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How it works
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain and MucusAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold and FluAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold and FluMucinex DRobitussin DM
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.Alka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / 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. Guaifenesin breaks up mucus and phlegm.Alka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold And Flu (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.Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) is a combination medicine. Guaifenesin (an expectorant) breaks up and thins out mucus. Pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) clears your sinuses.Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is a combination medicine. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that breaks up and thins out mucus. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant.
Type of medication
Sudafed PE Pressure Pain and MucusAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold and FluAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold and FluMucinex DRobitussin DM
Pain reliever
Acetaminophen (APAP)
ExpectorantDecongestantOver-the-counter
Pain reliever
Acetaminophen (APAP)
Cough suppressantExpectorantDecongestantOver-the-counter
Pain reliever
Acetaminophen (APAP)
Cough suppressantDecongestantOver-the-counter
ExpectorantDecongestantOver-the-counter
ExpectorantCough suppressantOver-the-counter
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Sudafed PE Pressure Pain and MucusAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold and FluAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold and FluMucinex DRobitussin DM
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Risk factors for serious side effects
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  • 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
  • History of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • History of smoking
    • Women of childbearing age
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    Pregnancy category
    Sudafed PE Pressure Pain and MucusAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold and FluAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold and FluMucinex DRobitussin DM
    NFDA pregnancy category (Unknown)

    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.

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    NFDA pregnancy category (Unknown)

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    Upsides and benefits
    Sudafed PE Pressure Pain and MucusAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold and FluAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold and FluMucinex DRobitussin DM
    • 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.
    • Alka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / 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 cough medicine (dextromethorphan) works well and has very few side effects.
    • 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.
    • Alka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold And Flu (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 to other pain medications like aspirin or ibuprofen.
    • Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have sinus and chest congestion.
    • Helps loosen the mucus in your airways so that you can cough it up more easily.
    • Works well to clear nasal congestion and help you breathe better.
    • Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have chest congestion and a cough.
    • Helps loosen the mucus and phlegm that builds up and causes productive, wet coughs.
    Downsides and risks
    Sudafed PE Pressure Pain and MucusAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold and FluAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold and FluMucinex DRobitussin DM
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • To avoid hurting your liver, you need to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you are taking since it is 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.
    • Pseudoephedrine, the decongestant in Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine), can make your heart race or make you feel anxious and restless.
    • Doesn't work as well if you use it for more than 4 days at a time.
    • Although you don't need a prescription to get Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine), you need to show a photo ID to buy it in the drugstore.
    • Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough.
    • Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough without mucus or phlegm.
    • The two medications in this product could potentially work against each other. Guaifenesin makes mucus easier to cough up, while dextromethorphan (the "DM" in Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan)) stops you from coughing.
    • Needs to be taken more often during the day than other products with guaifenesin, like Mucinex.
    • Can cause sleepiness, dizziness, and an upset stomach.
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    Sudafed PE Pressure Pain and MucusAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold and FluAlka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold and FluMucinex DRobitussin DM
    • 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.
    • Alka-Seltzer Plus Day Severe Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) comes as a powder packet you can dissolve in hot water and drink.
    • 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.
    • Alka-Seltzer Plus Day Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Phenylephrine) starts working in about 30 minutes.
    • 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.
    • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) because liquid helps break down mucus.
    • You need to show an ID to buy Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) in the drugstore because it contains pseudoephedrine.
    • Don't take Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) too close to bedtime since it can keep you awake.
    • Can cause an irregular or fast heartbeat, and can raise your blood pressure.
    • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take. Don't take more than the recommended dose.
    • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) because liquid helps break down mucus.
    • Cough suppressant starts working in 15 to 30 minutes.
    • If your cough lasts more than 7 days, call your doctor.
    • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take. Don't take more than the recommended dose.
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