What is Ibuprofen-phenylephrine?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Advil Congestion Relief


Phenylephrine hydrochloride is used for the temporary relief of nasal congestion and ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug used to relieve pain and as a fever reducer.

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Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness

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Side effects

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ibuprofen-phenylephrine

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Ibuprofen-phenylephrine

Dosage Patients
200-10 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ibuprofen-phenylephrine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Ibuprofen-phenylephrine


Currently taking Ibuprofen-phenylephrine

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Ibuprofen-phenylephrine

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
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
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