Advil Congestion Relief Side Effects
Generic Name: ibuprofen / phenylephrine
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of ibuprofen / phenylephrine. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Advil Congestion Relief.
Applies to ibuprofen / phenylephrine: oral tablet
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: sneezing, runny or stuffy nose; wheezing or trouble breathing; hives; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of a heart attack or stroke: chest pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body, slurred speech, feeling short of breath.
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:
confusion, severe drowsiness, ringing in your ears, severe dizziness, feeling like you might pass out;
fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat;
easy bruising or bleeding (nosebleeds, bleeding gums);
the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild;
signs of stomach bleeding--bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
liver problems--upper stomach pain, vomiting, tired feeling, flu-like symptoms, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
kidney problems--little or no urinating, painful or difficult urination, swelling or rapid weight gain, feeling tired or short of breath;
nerve problems--fever, headache, neck stiffness, chills, increased sensitivity to light, seizure (convulsions); or
severe skin reaction--fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.
Common side effects may include:
headache, dizziness, drowsiness, weakness;
upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite;
feeling anxious or excited;
sleep problems (insomnia); or
flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling).
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Not all side effects for Advil Congestion Relief may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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