Sudafed 30 mg
Sudafed® (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is a non-prescription decongestant medication, most often used to treat nasal or sinus congestion due to allergies or the common cold. It comes in numerous different forms, 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).
The recommended dosage for the 30 mg immediate-release Sudafed tablets in adults and children ages 12 years and older is two tablets (a total of 60 mg) every four to six hours, not to exceed eight tablets in 24 hours. For children 6 to 11 years old, the recommended Sudafed dosage is one tablet (30 mg) every four to six hours, not to exceed four tablets in 24 hours.
(Click Sudafed Dosage to find out how dosing works for Sudafed extended-release tablets and Children's Sudafed Nasal Decongestant Grape Liquid.)