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ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine (cont.)

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What happens if I miss a dose (Advil Cold & Sinus, Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gel, Children's Ibuprofen Cold Relief, Dristan Sinus, Motrin Childrens Cold)?

Since cold medicine is usually taken only as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking the medication regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose (Advil Cold & Sinus, Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gel, Children's Ibuprofen Cold Relief, Dristan Sinus, Motrin Childrens Cold)?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, feeling restless or nervous, blurred vision, sweating, breathing problems, or seizure (convulsions).

What should I avoid while taking ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine (Advil Cold & Sinus, Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gel, Children's Ibuprofen Cold Relief, Dristan Sinus, Motrin Childrens Cold)?

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cough, cold, or pain medicine. Ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine are contained in many combination medicines. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much of a certain drug. Check the label to see if a medicine contains ibuprofen or pseudoephedrine.

Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.

What other drugs will affect ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine (Advil Cold & Sinus, Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gel, Children's Ibuprofen Cold Relief, Dristan Sinus, Motrin Childrens Cold)?

Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:

This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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