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Sudafed PE is a medication commonly used for treating nasal and sinus congestion. This non-prescription medication is a type of decongestant that works by causing the blood vessels in the lining of the nose and sinuses to constrict. This allows less fluid to leave the blood vessels and decreases inflammation. Potential side effects include nervousness, dizziness, and insomnia.
What Is Sudafed PE?Sudafed PE® (phenylephrine hydrochloride) is a non-prescription decongestant medication. The drug is used to relieve:
- Nasal congestion due to allergies (such as hay fever) or the common cold
- Sinus congestion and pressure.