Pseudoephedrine 30 mg Tablets
Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant medication often used for the treatment of nasal congestion due to allergies or the common cold; it also treats sinus congestion and pressure. It comes in several different forms and strengths, including:
- Immediate-release 30 mg tablets
- Extended-release 120 mg tablets
- Extended-release 240 mg tablets.
The recommended dosage for immediate-release 30 mg pseudoephedrine tablets in adults and children ages 12 and older is two tablets (a total of 60 mg) every four to six hours, not to exceed eight tablets in 24 hours.
For extended-release pseudoephedrine 12 hour tablets (120 mg), the recommended dosage for adults and children 12 years and older is one tablet every 12 hours. For extended-release pseudoephedrine 24 hour tablets (240 mg), the suggested dosage is one tablet once a day.
(Click Pseudoephedrine Dosage to find out what other forms and strengths are available for this medication, for information on how dosing works for younger children, and for a list of precautions and tips for using this particular product.)