What is Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-pseudoephedrine?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Bayer Select Decongestant Sinutab Forte


See also: Pseudoephedrine

Pseudoephedrine is a nasal decongestant that is used to relieve nasal congestion caused by colds, allergies, and hay fever, and sinus congestion and pressure. Acetaminophen is used to relieve aches and pains on an as-needed basis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Nasal congestion 1 1
Shooting pain in head 1 0
Sinus headaches 1 1
Sinus infection (sinusitis) 1 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-pseudoephedrine

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-pseudoephedrine

Dosage Patients
500mg-30mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-pseudoephedrine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
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Currently taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-pseudoephedrine

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-pseudoephedrine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-pseudoephedrine

May 13, 2016 (Started May 04, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sinus headaches)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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