NON-DROWSY SUDAFED CONGESTION RELIEF CAPSULES

Active substance: PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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For oral use only.

Children under 12 years old
This medicine is not recommended for children
under 12 years old.

If you suffer from circulation problems such
as Raynaud's Phenomenon.
■ If you are taking any other medicines
including:
■ Anticholinergic drugs such as tricyclic
antidepressants (used to treat mood
disorders).


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medicine
Check the table that follows to see how
much medicine to take.

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If you have been told by your doctor that
you have an intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking this
medicinal product.

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Some of the ingredients can cause
problems

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Talk to your doctor or pharmacist…

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Do not use this medicine if you are
pregnant or breast-feeding.

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Non-Drowsy Sudafed Congestion Relief Capsules are
used to help clear stuffy noses associated with colds
and hay fever.
The tablets contain phenylephrine hydrochloride
which is a decongestant.
This medicine is for use in adults and children aged
12 years and over.

If you are pregnant or
breast-feeding:

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If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of
the ingredients in Non-Drowsy Sudafed
Congestion Relief Capsules.
■ If you have diabetes mellitus.
■ If you suffer from heart disease.
■ If you have closed-angle glaucoma
(increased pressure in the eye).
■ If you have an overactive thyroid gland.
■ If you have prostate problems (difficulty with
passing water or needing to pass water often).
■ If you are taking, or have taken in the last
two weeks, drugs for depression known as
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs).
■ If you are taking alcohol.
■ If you are taking drugs used to treat high
blood pressure such as vasodilators and
beta-blockers.
■ If you have phaeochromocytoma (a tumour
of the adrenal gland that can effect blood
pressure).
If any of these apply to you, get advice from
a doctor or pharmacist without taking
Non-Drowsy Sudafed Congestion Relief
Capsules.


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This medicine is used to clear stuffy noses
associated with colds and hay fever.
■ This medicine is for use by adults and children
aged 12 years and over.
■ Do not take this medicine:
■ There are some people who should not use
this medicine. To find out if you are one of
them see section 2 c
■ If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of
the ingredients. For the full list of ingredients
see section 6 c
■ Speak to your doctor:
■ If you suffer from any of the conditions
mentioned in section 2. See section 2 c
■ If you are taking any other medicines. See
section 2 c
Now read this whole leaflet carefully before
you use this medicine. Keep the leaflet: you
might need it again.


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This medicine is suitable for most people but some
people should not use it. If you are in any doubt
talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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phenylephrine

Sympathomimetic drugs such as
decongestants (used to treat congestion).
■ Cardiac glycosides (drugs used to control
heart rhythms or contractions) e.g. digoxin.
If you are not sure about any of the medicines
you are taking, show the bottle or pack to
your pharmacist.
If any of these bullet points apply to you now or
in the past, talk to a doctor or pharmacist.


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CONGESTION RELIEF capsules

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Other effects which may occur include:


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Nausea and vomiting.
Headache.

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Increased heart rate.
Irregular or changes to heartbeat.
■ Increase in blood pressure.
■ A few men, especially men with prostate
problems, may have trouble passing water.


Product Licence holder: McNeil Products Ltd,
Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3UG, UK.
Manufacturer: Hamol Limited, Thane Road,
Nottingham, NG90 2DB.
PL 15513/0125
Text revised June 2008.
Sudafed is a registered trade mark.

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If you experience any of the following
stop using this medicine and talk to
your doctor:

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Non-Drowsy Sudafed Congestion Relief Capsules
are hard capsules with a yellow cap and body
and are printed with 'Sudafed 0593' in black ink.
They are available in packs of 12 and 24
capsules.

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Non-Drowsy Sudafed Congestion Relief Capsules
can have side-effects, like all medicines, but these
are rare and are usually mild.

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Description

If you forget to take a dose, take the next one
when needed. Do not take a double dose.

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If you forget to take the medicine

The active ingredient in this medicine is:
Phenylephrine hydrochloride 12 mg.
Other ingredients are: Lactose monohydrate,
dried maize starch, pregelatinised maize starch,
and magnesium stearate. Gelatin Capsule:
Gelatin, Quinoline yellow (E104) and titanium
dioxide (E171). Printed Ink: Black iron oxide (E172),
shellac and propylene glycol.

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What’s in this medicine?

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If anyone has taken too many capsules contact
a doctor or your nearest Accident and
Emergency Department (Casualty) taking this
leaflet and pack with you.

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If anyone has too much

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Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original package.
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of
children.
Do not use after the end of the month shown as
the expiry date on the packaging.

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Dose

Adults and children Take 1 capsule up to
4 times a day
aged 12 years and
over
■ Do not exceed the stated dose.
■ If symptoms persist for more than 7 days, talk
to a doctor.

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Adults and children over 12 years old

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