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Medications for Sinus Symptoms

Drugs associated with Sinus Symptoms

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Sinus Symptoms: Sinus symptoms are associated with a variety of upper respiratory tract disorders including the common cold, sinus infection, hay fever and are characterized by congestion of the nasal mucous membrane, watery nasal rhinorrhea, facial pain especially around eyes, nose & forehead, earache, dental pain, sneezing, fever and bad breath.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Advil Cold and Sinus OTC C N X 15 reviews
9.0

Generic name: ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Sudafed PE Pressure + Pain OTC N N X 1 review
4.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Nasonex Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: mometasone nasal

Drug class: nasal steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Aleve-D Sinus & Cold OTC N N X 1 review
9.0

Generic name: naproxen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
guaifenesin / phenylephrine Rx/OTC C N 5 reviews
10

Generic name: guaifenesin / phenylephrine systemic

Brand names:  Entex LA, Deconex, Aldex G, Aquatab D, Crantex, D-Phen 1000, Despec, Donatussin Drops, Duravent PE, Gentex LA, Gilphex TR, Guaphenyl LA, Guiatex PE, J-Max, Liquibid-D, Liquibid-PD, Lusair, Lusonex, Miraphen PE, MucaphEd, Mucinex Children's Stuffy Nose & Cold, PE-Guai, Prolex D, Rescon-GG, Sina-12X, Supress-PE, Triaminic Chest & Nasal Congestion, Xpect-PE, Zotex-GP

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Drixoral Rx/OTC C N X 8 reviews
10

Generic name: dexbrompheniramine / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine OTC C N X 18 reviews
8.0

Generic name: ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Brand names:  Advil Cold and Sinus, Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gels, Advil Children's Cold, Motrin Childrens Cold

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Tylenol Allergy Multi-Symptom Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Sudafed 12 Hour Pressure+Pain OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: naproxen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine Rx/OTC N N X 1 review
10

Generic name: acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Brand names:  Tylenol Allergy Multi-Symptom, Tylenol Sinus Congestion & Pain Nighttime, Robitussin Peak Cold Nighttime Nasal Relief, Comtrex Severe Cold & Sinus, Contac Cold + Flu (Night Formula), Dristan Cold Multi Symptom Formula, Dryphen, GNP Cold Relief Plus, Protid, Pyrroxate, Tylenol Plus Children's Cold

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Entex LA Rx/OTC C N 4 reviews
10

Generic name: guaifenesin / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Tylenol Sinus + Headache Day OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / phenylephrine systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu Relief OTC N N X 1 review
10

Generic name: acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
acetaminophen / pseudoephedrine OTC N N X 6 reviews
10

Generic name: acetaminophen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Brand names:  Tavist Sinus, Ornex, Allerest No Drowsiness, Dristan Cold Non-Drowsy, Ornex Maximum Strength, Sinarest Sinus, Sine-Off Maximum Strength

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Excedrin Sinus Headache OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Vicks Dayquil Sinus OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
acetaminophen / phenylephrine OTC N N X 1 review
4.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / phenylephrine systemic

Brand names:  Sudafed PE Pressure + Pain, Tylenol Sinus + Headache Day, Excedrin Sinus Headache, Vicks Dayquil Sinus, Robitussin Peak Cold Nasal Relief, Contac Cold + Flu (Day Formula), Mapap Sinus Congestion and Pain, Sinus Congestion and Pain Daytime Cool Ice, Vicks QlearQuil Daytime Sinus & Congestion

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gels OTC C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Tylenol Sinus Congestion & Pain Nighttime Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Deconex Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: guaifenesin / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
dexbrompheniramine / pseudoephedrine Rx/OTC C N X 10 reviews
10

Generic name: dexbrompheniramine / pseudoephedrine systemic

Brand names:  Drixoral, Dixaphedrine, Conex, Drixoral Cold and Allergy

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Aleve-D Sinus & Headache OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: naproxen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
mometasone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: mometasone nasal

Brand name:  Nasonex

Drug class: nasal steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Respa-AR Rx C N X 5 reviews
10

Generic name: atropine / chlorpheniramine / hyoscyamine / pseudoephedrine / scopolamine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
naproxen / pseudoephedrine OTC N N X 1 review
9.0

Generic name: naproxen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Brand names:  Aleve-D Sinus & Cold, Sudafed 12 Hour Pressure+Pain, Aleve-D Sinus & Headache

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Alternative treatments for Sinus Symptoms

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Sinus Symptoms. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Sinus Symptoms.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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