Sudafed Decongestant Syrup 100ml
Adults and Children over 12 years
10 ml syrup every 4-6 hours, up to four times a day.
Children 6-12 years
5 ml syrup every 4-6 hours, up to four times a day.
Maximum daily dose: 20ml.
Use only when simple measures have failed to provide adequate relief.
Use for more than five consecutive days is not recommended.
Children under 6 years
Not recommended. [See Section 4.3]
Use in the Elderly
There have been no specific studies of Non-Drowsy SUDAFED Decongestant Syrup in the elderly. Experience has indicated that normal adult dosage is appropriate.
Caution should be exercised when administering Non-Drowsy SUDAFED Decongestant Syrup to patients with severe hepatic impairment.
Caution should be exercised when administering Non-Drowsy SUDAFED Decongestant Syrup to patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
Although pseudoephedrine has virtually no pressor effects in normotensive patients, Non-Drowsy SUDAFED Decongestant Syrup should be used with caution in patients taking antihypertensive agents, tricyclic antidepressants or other sympathomimetic agents (such as decongestants, appetite suppressants and amphetamine-like psychostimulants). The effects of a single dose of Non-Drowsy SUDAFED Decongestant Syrup on the blood pressure of these patients should be observed before recommending repeated or unsupervised treatment.
As with other sympathomimetic agents, Non-Drowsy SUDAFED Decongestant Syrup should be used with caution in patients with hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, elevated intraocular pressure and prostatic enlargement.
There have been no specific studies of Non-Drowsy SUDAFED Decongestant Syrup in patients with hepatic and/or renal dysfunction. Caution should be exercised when using the product in the presence of severe hepatic impairment or moderate to severe renal impairment.
Patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance, glucose – galactose malabsorption or sucrase – isomaltase insuffiency should not take this medicine.
Not more than 4 doses should be given in any 24 hours. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Do not take with any other cough and cold medicine.
Consult a pharmacist or other healthcare professional before use in children aged 6 to 12 years.
Each 5ml of Non-Drowsy SUDAFED Decongestant Syrup contains 30.0 mg Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride
Excipients: Each 5ml also includes:
Sucrose 3.5 g
Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) 5 mg
Ponceau 4 R (E124) 1.5 mg