Actifed Multi-Action 12 Tablets
Actifed Multi-Action 12 Tablets
Actifed is used to temporarily relieve symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing illnesses, such as sinusitis and bronchitis. It contains antihistamines that help relieve watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing, as well as decongestants that help relieve stuffy nose and ear congestion symptoms. The medication works by blocking histamine and reducing inflammation in the nasal passages and airways, which helps to relieve symptoms.
- Actifed Tablets relieve cold, flu and allergy symptoms.
- Suitable for adults and children aged 12 and over.
- Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride decongests nasal and sinus congestion.
- Triprolidine hydrochloride helps stop sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes.
What are the active ingredients in Actifed and how do they work?
The active ingredients in Actifed Tablets are pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and triprolidine hydrochloride. Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride is a decongestant that helps to relieve nasal and sinus congestion, while triprolidine hydrochloride is an antihistamine that helps to stop sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes. Together, these ingredients work to relieve the symptoms of colds, flu, and allergies including sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, nasal congestion, and blocked sinuses.
What conditions or symptoms can be treated with Actifed?
Actifed Tablets are used to relieve the symptoms of colds, flu, and allergies, including sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, nasal congestion, and blocked sinuses.
Who can take Actifed Tablets?
Actifed Tablets are suitable for most adults and children aged 12 years and over. However, if you are in any doubt, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
What should I do if I take more Actifed Tablets than the recommended dose?
If you take more Actifed Tablets than you should, contact a doctor or your nearest Accident and Emergency Department immediately, take the leaflet and pack with you.
Triprolidine Hydrochloride 2.5mg, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride 60mg
Usage and Instructions
Adults and children over 12 years:
One tablet every 4-6 hours up to 4 times a day.
Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
If symptoms persist talk to your doctor.
This medicine may cause drowsiness. If affected, do not drive or operate machinery.
Avoid alcoholic drink.
This medicine contains lactose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
Do not take Multi-Action Actifed Tablets:
If you have very high blood pressure or severe heart disease.
If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients.
If you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs).
If you are taking furazolidone (an antibacterial agent).
If you are under 12 years old.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Multi-Action Actifed Tablets:
If you have liver or kidney problems.
If you have high blood pressure or heart disease.
If you have diabetes or if you been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars.
If you have an overactive thyroid gland.
If you have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
If you have prostate problems (difficulty with passing water or needing to pass water often).
If you are taking alcohol.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you are taking any other medicines.
If you are pregnant or currently taking any other medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product. If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.
What are the possible side effects of Actifed Tablets?
Like all medicines, Actifed Tablets can have side effects, although not everybody gets them. Common side effects may include headache, difficulty sleeping, nervousness, dizziness, feeling jittery, drowsiness, blurred vision, thickened mucus, dry mouth, nausea or an upset stomach.