How do you take Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg?

How do you take Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg?

Each caplet contains 30 mg of pseudoephedrine HCl, a nasal decongestant. Adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 tablets every 4 to 6 hours. do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.

How many pseudoephedrine 30 mg should I take?

For regular (short-acting) oral dosage form (capsules, oral solution, syrup, or tablets): Adults and children 12 years of age and older—60 milligrams (mg) every four to six hours. Do not take more than 240 mg in twenty-four hours. Children 6 to 12 years of age—30 mg every four to six hours.

What are the directions for taking Sudafed?

SUDAFED® Sinus Congestion 24 Hour

  1. swallow one whole tablet with water every 24 hours.
  2. do not exceed one tablet in 24 hours.
  3. do not divide, crush, chew or dissolve the tablet.
  4. the tablet does not completely dissolve and may be seen in the stool (this is normal)

How many boxes of pseudoephedrine can I take?

Since April, federal law limits pseudoephedrine purchases to 3.6 grams a day, nine grams a month, or 7.5 grams a month via mail. For runny-nosed consumers, that means three Sudafed boxes containing 48 tablets each per day — but no more than six boxes per month. That’s at best.

Can you take Sudafed on an empty stomach?

How to use Sudafed PE. If you are using the over-the-counter product, read and follow all directions on the product package before taking this medication. Take this medication by mouth with or without food or as directed by your doctor. Taking it with food may decrease stomach upset.

How long does pseudoephedrine take to work?

Pseudoephedrine starts to work in 15 to 30 minutes, but you should feel a lot better after 30 to 60 minutes. How long can I take it for? Pseudoephedrine can be taken for a few days, usually up to 5 to 7 days, for the short-term relief of a stuffy or blocked nose.

How many mg of phenylephrine HCl can I take?

Adults, the elderly and children aged 12 years and over. Take one dose (maximum 12.2mg) up to four times a day. Take with a glass of water.

Can I take 30 mg of phenylephrine?

10 to 20 mg PO every 4 to 6 hours as needed. Max: 60 mg/day. 5 mg PO every 4 to 6 hours as needed. Max: 30 mg/day.

What is the difference between phenylephrine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL?

Phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine are both adrenergic agonists. Phenylephrine has primarily an affinity to only alpha-adrenergic receptors, while pseudoephedrine has an affinity to both alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors. Their side effect profiles are very similar.