Pseudoephedrine vs Wal Phed

Pseudoephedrine
(OTC)
Wal Phed
(OTC)
Pseudoephedrine is a systemic sympathomimetic decongestant.
Wal Phed is a cough & cold medication and a systemic sympathomimetic decongestant.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Concern level
2.5
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
21,238 Discussions
96 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Flu
#2 for Congestion
#5 for Runny Nose
Pseudoephedrine is approved for Flu, Congestion, Nasal Congestion, Sinus Infections, Runny Nose and Sinus Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Cough
#4 for Runny Nose
#5 for Common Cold
#6 for Congestion
#7 for Flu
#8 for Cold Symptoms
#10 for Sinus Headaches
#11 for Sneezing
Wal Phed is approved for Allergy, Cough, Nasal Congestion, Runny Nose, Congestion and Common Cold and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pse
High Blood Pressure
8
Drowsiness
7
Addiction
6
Palpitations
5
Nausea
5
Dizziness
5
Depression
4
Euphoria
4
Tachycardia
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Wal
Dry Mouth
4
Retrograde Ejaculation
4
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Drowsiness
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Wal
7
0
Addiction
Pse
Wal
6
0
Palpitations
Pse
Wal
5
0
Nausea
Pse
Wal
5
0
Dizziness
Pse
Wal
5
0
Depression
Pse
Wal
4
0
Euphoria
Pse
Wal
4
0
Tachycardia
Pse
Wal
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pse
Wal
3
0
Dry Mouth
Wal
Pse
4
0
Retrograde Ejaculation
Wal
Pse
4
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Wal Phed during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Pseudoephedrine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Wal Phed and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill, Syrup
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 30 mg, 4-60 mg
Syrup: 15-5-100 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Pseudoephedrine Hcl
Pseudoephedrine Hcl/Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Pseudoephedrine Hcl, Guaifenesin/Dextromethorphan Hbr/Pseudoephedrine, Phenylephrine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Pseudoephedrine and Wal Phed: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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