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SUDAFED Non-drowsy Cold & Cough Liquid Caps (Pfizer Consumer Healthcare)

Drug Facts:

Active Ingredients:                                            Purposes:

(in each liquid cap)

  250 mg........................................ Pain reliever/fever reducer

 HBr 10 mg............................................... Cough suppressant

Guaifenesin 100 mg.............................................. Expectorant

Pseudoephedrine HCl
 30 mg........................................................ Nasal decongestant


  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold:
    • nasal congestion
    • headache
    • minor aches and pains
    • muscular aches
    • fever
    • sore throat
    • cough
  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes and make coughs more productive


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
  • cough accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus)
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema

When using this product:

  • do not use more than directed

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • new symptoms occur
  • redness or swelling is present
  • symptoms do not improve
  • sore throat is severe
  • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • sore throat lasts for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, swelling, nausea, or vomiting
  • you need to use more than 10 days
  • cough persists for more than 7 days, tends to recur, or is accompanied by rash or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.

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)
  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: 2 liquid caps
  • take every 4 hours while symptoms persist
  • do not take more than 8 liquid caps in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Other Information:

  • store at 59° to 77°F in a dry place
  • protect from heat, humidity, and light

Inactive Ingredients:   D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C red no. 40, gelatin, glycerin, mannitol, polyethylene glycol 400, povidone, propylene glycol, and sorbitol. Printed with edible white ink.

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

How Supplied

Boxes of 10 and 20.


NOTE: These photos can be used only for identification by shape, color, and imprint. They do not depict actual or relative size.

The product samples shown here have been supplied by the manufacturer. While every effort has been made to assure accurate reproduction, please remember that any visual identification should be considered preliminary. In cases of poisoning or suspected overdosage, the drug's identity should be verified by chemical analysis.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.