What is Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-phenylephrine?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Excedrin Sinus Headache Caplet


Phenylephrine is used for the temporary relief of nasal congestion and acetaminophen (also known as paracetamol) is one of the most commonly used analgesics (pain relievers) in Western medicine and may also be used as a fever reducer. These agents may be used in combination to treat sinus headache.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Migraine headaches 3 0
Migraine 1 0
Prevent migraine 1 0
Rheumatoid nodules on fingers 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-phenylephrine after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Topiramate (Topamax) 2

Patients stopped taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-phenylephrine and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Topiramate (Topamax) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-phenylephrine.