What is another name for Actifed?

What is another name for Actifed?

Pseudoephedrine and triprolidine is a combination antihistamine and decongestant medicine that is used to treat runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and sinus congestion caused by allergies or the common cold.

Can I take 2 Actifed?

Actifed is normally used to relieve symptoms of cold and flu such as nasal congestion (blocked nose), runny nose, sneezing, catarrh and blocked sinuses. Who Can Use Actifed Tablets? Adults and children over 12 years of age: Take one tablet every 4-6 hours if needed. Maximum of 4 tablets in 24 hours.

Can Actifed cause high blood pressure?

This is because the combination of pseudoephedrine with these medicines could cause a dangerous increase in blood pressure (hypertensive crisis). If pseudoephedrine is taken with any of the following medicines, the combination may cause an increase in blood pressure.

Does Actifed expire?

Do not use Actifed Tablets after the expiry date which is stated on the carton label and blister after ‘EXP’. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Do not store above 25°C. Store in original container to protect from moisture and light.

Can I take Zyrtec and Actifed together?

Using cetirizine together with triprolidine may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination.

Is Actifed still on the market?

Cold and Allergy season is upon us, but due to governmental policy changes in recent years, a common over-the-counter medication many of us are familiar with, Actifed, is no longer available.

Who should not take Actifed?

️ Actifed tablets are not suitable for children under 12 years of age. ️ Actifed tablets should not be used by people with severe heart disease or very high blood pressure. ️ People who have taken a monoamine-oxidase inhibitor antidepressant (MAOI) in the last 14 days should not take Actifed tablets.

Is there codeine in Actifed?

This product may cause serious mental/mood changes and very serious (rarely fatal) breathing problems. This product may contain codeine or dihydrocodeine. Codeine and dihydrocodeine are changed into strong opioid drugs (morphine or dihydromorphine) in your body.

Can I take Tylenol and Actifed together?

Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Actifed and Tylenol.

What should I know about Actifed cold and allergy before taking it?

Do not use Actifed Cold and Allergy during an asthma attack. Actifed Cold and Allergy tablets can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.

What is the generic name for Actifed?

Actifed Cold and Allergy Generic Name: chlorpheniramine 4mg and phenylephrine 10mg (KLOR fen IR a meen and FEN il EFF rin) Brand names: Actifed Cold and Allergy Tablets Medically reviewed by Drugs.com.

What are Actifed cold tablets used for?

Actifed Cold-Allergy Tablet. This combination medication is used to temporarily relieve symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing illnesses (such as sinusitis, bronchitis). Antihistamines help relieve watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing.

Is Actifed safe for children?

Do not use Actifed Cold and Allergy tablets in children under 12 years of age. Death can occur from the misuse of cough and cold medicines in very young children. Take this medicine with a full glass of water. Contact your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse after taking this medicine for 7 days.