Is 120 mg of pseudoephedrine a lot?

Is 120 mg of pseudoephedrine a lot?

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. Do not take more than 120 mg in twenty-four hours.

What is pseudoephedrine hydrochloride extended-release 120mg?

These Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets, 120 mg, offer maximum strength, temporary relief of sinus congestion and pressure and nasal congestion due to the common cold, hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies. This nasal decongestant is for adults and children ages 12 years and over.

Does PSE stand for pseudoephedrine?

Pseudoephedrine (PSE) is a safe and effective active ingredient found in leading cold, allergy, and sinus medicines to provide congestion relief.

Does pseudoephedrine HCl make you sleepy?

Decongestants. Since the main symptom of a cold is congestion in your nose and/or chest, cold medicines usually contain a decongestant ingredient. Examples include phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine. These typically do not cause drowsiness and can make some people feel hyper or more alert.

Does pseudoephedrine show on drug test?

Used for sinus and nasal congestion, pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) can be the cause of false positive tests for amphetamine or methamphetamine.

How long does pseudoephedrine last?

The decongestant effect of pseudoephedrine is noticeable within 30 minutes of oral administration and reaches a peak within one to two hours. One immediate-release tablet of pseudoephedrine lasts anywhere from three to eight hours. Single doses of 60mg pseudoephedrine are effective at relieving congestion.

Will pseudoephedrine wake me up?

You might be wondering, does Sudafed keep you awake? If you take these types of medications, you may want to try a nighttime version, such as Sudafed Nighttime. However, other research has found that pseudoephedrine doesn’t negatively impact sleep quality (17).