Vicks Dayquil Sinus Pressure & Pain Relief with Ibuprofen

Active Ingredient(s): Ibuprofen + Pseudoephedrine
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold



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Pseudoephedrine (PSE) is a sympathomimetic drug of the phenethylamine and amphetamine chemical classes. It may be used as a nasal/sinus decongestant, as a stimulant, or as a wakefulness-promoting agent[4] in higher doses.[5] It was first characterized in 1889, by the German chemists Ladenburg and Oelschlägel, who used a sample that had been isolated from Ephedra vulgaris by the Merck pharmaceutical corporation of Darmstadt, Germany.[6] The...

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BREAKING OPEN A LIQUICAP

I CAN'T SWALLOW PILLS AND WAS WONDERING IF YOU CAN BREAK OPEN A LIQUICAP AND GET THE MEDICINE OUT. ## It should be safe to do with these, since they aren't time released, unless your doctor specifically instructs you otherwise. However, with the Ibuprofen and other ingredients, it is likely to cause some irritation to your mouth, esophagus and stomach, plus taste terrible. Vick's products, however, are listed as containing Acetaminophen, not Ibuprofen, though the same information still applies. Have you discussed it with your doctor?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ibuprofen + Pseudoephedrine
  • Capsule: 200mg + 30mg, eq 200mg free acid and potassium salt + 30mg
  • Suspension: 100mg/5ml + 15mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 200mg + 30mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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