What Can I Expect With Sudafed?

Side Effects of Sudafed

As with any medicine, Sudafed can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience bothersome side effects. Some people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Possible side effects of Sudafed include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Insomnia
  • Nervousness
  • A rapid heart rate
  • Heart palpitations.
     
(Click Sudafed Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Sudafed can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Sudafed Drug Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Sudafed?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Sudafed Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
 
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