Sudafed 120 mg

Sudafed® (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is an over-the-counter medication often used for the treatment of nasal or sinus congestion due to allergies or the common cold. It comes in several different forms and strengths, including:
  • Sudafed 30 mg immediate-release tablets (Sudafed Nasal Decongestant)
  • Sudafed 120 mg extended-release tablets (Sudafed 12 Hour)
  • Sudafed 240 mg extended-release tablets (Sudafed 24 Hour)
  • Children's Sudafed Nasal Decongestant Grape Liquid -- 15 mg per teaspoonful (per 5 mL).
For the 120 mg extended-release Sudafed tablets, the recommended dosage for adults and children 12 years old and older is one tablet (120 mg) every 12 hours. For the 240 mg extended-release tablets, the dosage is one tablet (240 mg) once a day.
Extended-release tablets are not approved for use in young children.
(Click Sudafed Dosage for more detailed dosing guidelines, including dosing for immediate-release tablets and children's liquid, and for tips on when and how to take this medication.)
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