Actifed Actifed 60mg/2.5mg Tablets 12 Pack



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Actifed is one of the most widely used medications to treat runny noses and congestion. Each Actifed tablet contains two active ingredients, Pseudoephedrine (60mg) and Triprolidine (2.5mg). Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant to relieve nasal congestion, blocked sinuses and catarrh. Triprolidine is an antihistamine that relieves sneezing and has a drying action to stop runny noses and watery eyes, which can help treat colds, flu, allergies and hayfever.

  • Unblocks sinuses
  • Dries runny noses
  • Unblocks stuffy noses
  • Clears catarrh
  • Actifed can be taken with paracetamol or ibuprofen when appropriate

Our pharmacists say "Actifed is really effective at clearing congestion and blocked sinuses, stopping runny noses or watery eyes and sneezing due to cold and flu or allergies. Some people may find Actifed makes them drowsy. Some people are unsuited to take Actifed, especially if your are on medication for high blood pressure." For full product details on who can or cannot take Actifed, please see the full product details below or read the Patient Information Leaflet.

You Must Be Aged Over 18 Years to Purchase This Product. MAXIMUM order quantity of ONE packet per order.

Do not take with any other pseudoephedrine products.


How To Use

Adults and children over 12 years of age: Take one Actifed tablet every 4-6 hours if needed. Maximum of 4 Actifed tablets in 24 hours.

Actifed may cause drowsiness. If affected do not drive or operate machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.

Active Ingredients

Each Actifed tablet contains Pseudoephedrine 60mg and Triprolidine 2.5mg.

Product Information Leaflet

You can read the Actifed 60mg/2.5mg Tablets Patient Information Leaflet here

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Delivery Within Ireland 

  • Free Delivery Over €45
  • Orders will be dispatched within 1 working day
  • Shipping for orders under €45
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What Is Actifed Used For?
Actifed is normally used to relieve symptoms of cold and flu such as nasal congestion (blocked nose), runny nose, sneezing, catarrh and blocked sinuses.

Who Can Use Actifed Tablets?
Adults and children over 12 years

How To Take Actifed Tablets
Adults and children over 12 years of age: Take one tablet every 4-6 hours if needed. Maximum of 4 tablets in 24 hours.

Actifed may cause drowsiness. If affected do not drive or operate machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.

Do Not Take Actifed If Any of the Following Apply;

  • If you have ever had a bad reaction (allergic reaction) to any of the ingredients.
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • If you have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • If you have prostate problems (difficulty with passing water or needing to pass water often).
  • If you have a phaeochromocytoma (rare tumour that affects your heart rate and blood pressure).
  • If you have high blood pressure or heart disease.  If you have lung disease or breathing difficulties.
  • If you are taking beta blockers (used to treat high blood pressure).
  • If you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) or Reversible Inhibitors of Monoamine Oxidase (RIMAs).
  • If you are taking any other cough and cold medicines.
  • If any of these apply to you, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Actifed Tablets.

Taking Other Medications and Actifed

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including:

  • Sedatives (drugs used to treat anxiety and tension).
  • Antihypertensives (drugs used to treat high blood pressure such as guanethidine, reserpine, methyldopa, adrenergic neurone blockers, debrisoquine, bretylium and betanidine).
  • Stimulants or appetite suppressants and drugs used to treat congestion and asthma (sympathomimetic drugs).
  • Tricyclic antidepressants (used to treat mood disorders) Moclobemide (used to treat mood disorders).
  • Cardiac glycosides (drugs used to control heart rhythms or contractions such as digoxin).
  • Ergot alkaloids (drugs used to treat migraine such as ergotamine and methysergide).
  • Oxytocin (drugs used to help contractions during childbirth).
  • Anticholinergic drugs (drugs used to treat cramps or spasms such as atropine).
  • Hypnotics (sleeping tablets including barbiturates).
  • Opioid analgesics (drugs used to relieve pain e.g. codeine, tramadol, morphine).
  • Antipsychotics (drugs used to treat mood disorders).

If you are not sure about any of the medicines you are taking, show the bottle or pack to your pharmacist. If any of these bullet points apply to you now or in the past, talk to a doctor or pharmacist.

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
It is recommended to avoid during pregnancy or breast feeding.




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