Tylenol sinus: what is it, what is it for and how to take it
Tylenol Sinus is a medicine for flu, cold and sinusitis, which helps to reduce and relieve symptoms such as nasal congestion, rhinitis, malaise, fever and headache and body pain. Its formula contains paracetamol, which is an analgesic and antipyretic, and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride, which is a nasal decongestant.
This medication is produced by the Janssen laboratory and can be used in adults and children over 12 years old. It is available for sale in pharmacies without medical prescription.
Tylenol sinus is indicated for the temporary relief of symptoms as a consequence of the flu, colds or sinusitis such as congestion and nasal obstruction, malaise, body pain, headache and fever.
The recommended dose of Tylenol Sinus for people over 12 years old is 2 pills, every 4 or 6 hours, it should not exceed 8 pills per day. In addition, it must not be used for more than 3 days in case of fever and for more than 7 days in case of pain.
Its effect can be noticed after 15 to 30 minutes of taking.
The most common side effects that can occur during treatment with Tylenol Sinus are nervousness, dry mouth, nausea, seas and insomnia. In the event of a rare hypersensitivity reaction, discontinue the medication and inform the doctor.
Tylenol sinus is contraindicated in patients under 12 years of age, with hypersensitivity to paracetamol, pseudoephedrine hydrochloride or any other component of the formula. It should also be used in patients with heart problems, hypertension, thyroid disorders, diabetes and prostate hyperplasia.
In addition, this medication should not be used by people who take monoamine oxidase inhibiting medications, such as some antidepressant medications or medications for psychiatric and emotional disorders or for Parkinson’s disease or for weeks after the use of these medications has ended, because it can cause an increase in blood pressure or a hypertensive crisis.
It should not be administered to patients who are using sodium bicarbonate, as it can cause agitation, increased blood pressure and tachycardia.
In addition, this medication should not be used by women who are embarrassed or who are breastfeeding unless medically recommended.
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