Actifed Medication Information
Actifed® Cold & Allergy (chlorpheniramine maleate and phenylephrine hydrochloride) is used mainly for the treatment of allergies and symptoms of the common cold. As an over-the-counter (OTC) drug, it can be purchased without a prescription.
In particular, Actifed can help treat symptoms such as:
- Runny nose
- Nasal congestion
- Itchy or watery eyes.
The medication comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth, typically every four hours. It can be taken with or without food. Side effects may include:
(Click Actifed for more information, including a detailed description of the medication's effects in the body, who makes it, and more. This article also includes important tips to help you get the most out of each dose.)