Pseudoephedrine

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Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Pseudoephedrine before taking it.

Pseudoephedrine uses

is a decongestant, prescribed for cold, allergic rhinitis and hay fever. It relieves stuffy nose, opens nasal airways and drains sinuses.

Pseudoephedrine indications

Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant, prescribed for cold, allergic rhinitis and hay fever. It relieves stuffy nose, opens nasal airways and drains sinuses.  

Pseudoephedrine contraindication

Contraindicated in patients with severe high blood pressure, children less than 12 years and hypersensitivity.

Pseudoephedrine dosage

Adult: PO- As HCl or sulfate: 60 mg 4-6 hourly. Max: 4-doses/24 hour. Extended release 120 mg 12 hourly or 240 mg 24 hourly.

Pseudoephedrine usage

It comes as a tablet, capsule, and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food.

Pseudoephedrine precautions

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of high blood pressure, increased eye pressure, sugar, difficulty in urinating, thyroid or heart disease, intestinal blockage, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking Pseudoephedrine.
Do not take appetite control medicines while taking Pseudoephedrine.

Pseudoephedrine side effects

Central Nervous System - Nervousness, excitability, restlessness, dizziness, weakness and sleeplessness.
Miscellaneous - Difficulty in breathing, fast heartbeat, palpitations, tremors, hallucinations, pain or burning during urination.

Pseudoephedrine warning

Avoid excess dosage.

Pseudoephedrine storage conditions

Store it at room temperature.

Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Pseudoephedrine medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
60 mg100 $33.48Canada, UK
Unicure (India) Pvt.Ltd.
60 mg10 $0.03India


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.11
Actin 4 mg Tablet $0.01
Actin NA Tablet $0.02Serve Pharmaceuticals
Actin 100 ml Syrup $0.02
Actin NA Syrup $0.46Serve Pharmaceuticals
ACTIN SYRUP 1 bottle(s) (100 ML syrup each) $0.46Serve Pharmaceuticals
ACTIN tab 10 mg x 10's $1.26Active HC
Actin 10mg TAB / 10 $1.26
Alco Plus 100 mL x 1's $1.00
Alco Plus DMP 100 mL x 1's $1.04
Alco 7.5 mg x 15 mL x 1's $1.66
Drixoral 100's $23.10
100 ml$0.36
KOFRON-BR tab 10's $0.25Agron Rem.
Neo Triaminic 7.5 mg/0.8 mL x 10 mL x 1's $2.66
Pseudoephedrine Asian Pharm 30 mg/5 mL x 60 mL $0.36
Pseudoephedrine Asian Pharm syr 30 mg/5 mL 60 mL x 1's $0.36Asian Pharm
Pseudoephedrine Asian Pharm 30 mg/5 mL x 1, 000 mL $5.40
Pseudoephedrine Asian Pharm syr 30 mg/5 mL 1000 mL x 1's $5.40Asian Pharm
Pseudoephedrine Asian Pharm 30 mg x 1, 000's $10.50
Pseudoephedrine Asian Pharm film-coated tab 30 mg 1000's $10.50Asian Pharm
Pseudoephedrine Asian Pharm 60 mg x 1, 000's $15.00
Pseudoephedrine Asian Pharm film-coated tab 60 mg 1000's $15.00Asian Pharm
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References

  1. Dailymed."Pseudoephedrine sulfate: dailymed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the united states. dailymed is the official provider of fda label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "Pseudoephedrine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "Pseudoephedrine". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0085... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Pseudoephedrine - Frequently asked Questions

Can Pseudoephedrine be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

Can Pseudoephedrine be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Pseudoephedrine be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Reviews

Following the study conducted by gMedication.com on Pseudoephedrine, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Pseudoephedrine. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

Patient reports

Patient reported useful

No survey data has been collected yet


One patient reported side effects

Does the Pseudoephedrine Have Any Side Effects?
Based on the survey report from users of gMedication.com, about No side effects number of people suffered some side effect after consumption of Pseudoephedrine. All drugs have a portion of undesirable side effects. These effects could be irritations too insignificant for the patient to even notice. However, the side effects of drugs may be determined by several factors like severity of disease and conditions associated with individual patients. However, one of the biggest factors is the dosage consumed. The higher the quantity taken by an individual, the greater the healing effect and the corresponding side effect. All patients have their different intensity of side effects. Ensure you consult your health care provider immediately you notice an unusual side effect affect the consumption of Pseudoephedrine.
Patients%
No side effects1
100.0%


Patient reported price estimates

No survey data has been collected yet


Patient reported frequency of use

No survey data has been collected yet


Three patients reported doses

What is the specific doses you have used?
Pseudoephedrine May come in various doses. In most cases, antibiotics, antihypertensive, pain killers and anti-diabetic drugs available in different doses. Your doctor may prescribe any of the doses based on the severity of the patient's condition. According to our reports, users of gMedication.com used the drugs in the following dosage percentage (Provide dosage percentage). Only a handful of drugs are made in a single or fixed dose. Regular health conditions like fever have similar doses. For instance [acetaminophen, 500mg] was used by the patients surveyed although it comes in different doses.
Patients%
101-200mg2
66.7%
201-500mg1
33.3%


Patient reported time for results

No survey data has been collected yet


Patient reported administration

No survey data has been collected yet


One patient reported age

Patients%
46-601
100.0%


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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology