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NEXAFED
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Drug Name:

NEXAFED OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Pseudoephedrine HCl 30mg; tabs; with meth-deterring Impede technology.

Company:
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for NEXAFED:

Nasal or sinus congestion.

Adult:

Swallow whole with water. 60mg every 4–6 hrs; max 4 doses/24hrs.

Children:

<6yrs: do not use without consultation. Swallow whole with water. 6–11yrs: 30mg every 4–6 hrs; max 4 doses/24hrs.

Pharmacological Class:

Sympathomimetic.

Contraindications:

During or within 14 days of MAOIs.

Warnings/Precautions:

Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. GI or GU obstruction. Reevaluate if no improvements after 7 days. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. β-blockers increase pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Antihypertensives antagonized.

Adverse Reactions:

Nervousness, dizziness, insomnia.

How Supplied:

Tabs—24

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