What is the main ingredient in nasal decongestant?
The active ingredient in most decongestants is either phenylephrine or pseudoephedrine.
Who should not take nasal decongestants?
Who should not take ADULT NASAL DECONGESTANT?
- overactive thyroid gland.
- closed angle glaucoma.
- high blood pressure.
- significant uncontrolled high blood pressure.
- severe disease of the arteries of the heart.
- enlarged prostate.
- an inability to completely empty the bladder.
What ingredients is in Sudafed?
The active ingredient in Sudafed is pseudoephedrine, while the active ingredient in Sudafed PE is phenylephrine. Both are available as the generics pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine, respectively.
Are mucinex products gluten free?
According to the gluten-free drugs website, it’s safe – and I’ve never had any celiacs complain about this. Mucinex makes me feel funny inside. This is powerful stuff, but it also gets the job done.
Why pseudoephedrine is banned?
Background. Pseudoephedrine (PSE), a sympathomimetic drug, commonly used in nasal decongestants, is currently banned in sports by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), as its stimulant activity is claimed to enhance performance. This meta-analysis described the effects of PSE on factors relating to sport performance.
What are the 3 types of decongestants?
Common decongestants include:
- Afrin, Dristan, Vicks Sinex (oxymetazoline)
- Sudafed PE, Suphedrin PE (phenylephrine)
- Silfedrine, Sudafed, Suphedrin (pseudoephedrine)
What will 60 mg of pseudoephedrine do?
Pseudoephedrine is used for the temporary relief of stuffy nose and sinus pain/pressure caused by infection (such as the common cold, flu) or other breathing illnesses (such as hay fever, allergies, bronchitis).
What are the side effects of pseudoephedrine?
Common side effects include feeling sick, headaches, a dry mouth, a fast or irregular heartbeat, or increased blood pressure. It might also make you feel restless, nervous or shaky. Pseudoephedrine is also called by the brand names Sudafed or Galpseud Linctus.