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Sudafed Sinus Headache Caplets, Sudafed Sinus Headache Tablets (Pfizer Consumer Healthcare)

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  • Drug Facts:

    Active Ingredients:

    (in each caplet)                         Purposes:

    Acetaminophen 500 mg              Pain reliever

       HCl 30 mg                               Nasal decongestant


    • temporarily relieves nasal congestion associated with sinusitis
    • temporarily relieves headache, minor aches, and pains


    Alcohol warning: If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take acetaminophen or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Acetaminophen may cause liver damage.

    Do not use

    • with another product containing any of these active ingredients.
    • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • heart disease
    • thyroid disease
    • diabetes
    • high blood pressure
    • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

    When using this product

    • do not use more than directed

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
    • new symptoms occur
    • redness or swelling is present
    • pain or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    Overdose warning: Taking more than the recommended dose may cause liver damage. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.


    • do not use more than directed (see overdose warning )
    • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor
    • adults and children 12 years of age and over: 2 caplets every 6 hours while symptoms persist
    • do not take more than 8 caplets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor

    Other Information:

    • store at 59° to 77°F in a dry place

    Inactive Ingredients:    calcium stearate, candelilla wax, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, FD&C yellow no. 6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, povidone, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid and titanium dioxide.

    Questions? call 1-800-524-2624 (English/Spanish), weekdays, 9 AM-5 PM EST

    How Supplied:    Boxes of 24 and 48 caplets; boxes of 24 tablets.

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