More Answers on Sudafed

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

For people who take this medication on a regular schedule, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Forms of Sudafed

Brand-name Sudafed comes in numerous different forms, including:
 
  • Sudafed Nasal Decongestant -- 30 mg immediate-release tablets
  • Sudafed 12 Hour -- 120 mg extended-release tablets
  • Sudafed 24 Hour -- 240 mg extended-release tablets
  • Children's Sudafed Nasal Decongestant Grape Liquid -- 15 mg per teaspoonful (per 5 mL).
     
Additionally, pseudoephedrine is an active ingredient in many other brand-name and generic products, including several different combination products (with more than one active ingredient). Also, there are numerous Sudafed PE products available, but these medications contain a different decongestant (phenylephrine).
 

Generic Availability of Sudafed

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Sudafed).
 
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