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What is Sudafed Chesty cough used for?

Sudafed chesty cough is a non-drowsy medication used for the symptomatic relief of upper respiratory tract disorders which includes blocked noses or sinuses and catarrh associated with colds and productive cough. Sudafed Chesty cough can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What does Sudafed’s chesty cough?

It contains 30 mg Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and 100 mg Guaifenesin in each 5ml

What is the dosage of Sudafed Chesty Cough?

Adults and children 12 years old and over: Take 10mls spoonful of the syrup every 4 – 6 hours. Do not take more than 4 doses of the syrup within 24 hours.

Children 6 years – 12 years: Take a 5ml spoonful every 4-6hours.

 Sudafed chesty cough should not be given to a child under 12 years old for more than 5 days without advice from a doctor.

What are the common side effects of Sudafed Chesty Cough?

Common side effects include;

•          Dizziness

•          Weakness

•          Mild headache

•          Mild nausea

•          Diarrhoea

•          Upset stomach

•          Dry mouth

•          Nose, or throat

•          Feeling nervous

•          Restless

•          Irritable

•          Sleep problems (insomnia).

For how long does Sudafed Chesty Cough stay in the body?

The half-life of pseudoephedrine in the body is between 5 and 8 hours.

Will Sudafed Chesty Cough dry up chest congestion?

Sudafed chesty cough contains Pseudoephedrine and Guaifenesin as active ingredients. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that works by shrinking the blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can lead to nasal congestion (stuffy nose). Guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine is a combination medicine used in the treatment of stuffy nose and sinus congestion, and to also reduce chest congestion caused by the common cold or flu.

Who should not take Sudafed Chesty Cough?

Sudafed chest cough contains Pseudoephedrine which may be more likely to cause side effects in infants, especially newborn and premature infants, than in older children and adults. Sudafed should not be given to a baby or child under 4 years of age.

Where to buy Sudafed Chesty cough?

You can buy Sudafed Chesty cough at, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.