Aleve Cold and Sinus is now Aleve-D Sinus and Cold. This is a treatment option when you want to take long-acting medications to help relieve pain and nasal congestion. Combine a pain reliever / fever reducer with a decongestant to help with these symptoms. It can be purchased without a prescription as it contains pseudoephedrine .
In each tablet:
Naproxen sodium 220 mg (analgesic / antipyretic)
Pseudoephedrine HCl 120 mg, extended release (nasal decongestant)
Dosage and method of administration
Adults and kids older than 12 years old:
- 1 capsule every 12 hours, but no more than 2 capsules in 24 hours
Children under 12 years of age should not take this product unless directed by a doctor.
Swallow whole, do not crush or chew.
Drink a full glass of water with each dose.
Helps relieve cold and flu symptoms, including sinus pressure and pain, minor body aches, headaches, nasal and sinus congestion, and fever.
Naproxen sodium can cause serious allergic reactions, which can include:
- Swelling of the face
- Asthma or wheezing
Other side effects caused by naproxen can include abdominal pain, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, gastrointestinal bleeding, perforation, ulcers, headache, or dizziness .
Pseudoephedrine can cause:
- Confusion or feeling nervous
- Nausea or vomiting
- Loss of appetite
- Atrial fibrillation or premature ventricular contractions (abnormal heart rhythms)
- High blood pressure
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever / fever reducer. Do not use it if you are currently taking a medicine known as an MAOI or within two weeks of stopping your MAOI. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine. May cause stomach bleeding.
Keep out of the reach of children. In case of overdose, go to the Poison Control Department or the Emergency Room immediately.
Consult a physician before use if …
- You consume more than 3 alcoholic drinks a day. This can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
- You have heart disease
- Do you have high blood pressure
- Have a thyroid disorder
- Do you have diabetes
- You have trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate.
- You have had serious side effects from any pain reliever or fever reducer.
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This can cause problems for the fetus if taken in the third trimester of pregnancy.
Stop use and ask a doctor if …
- An allergic reaction occurs, seek immediate medical attention.
- Are you nervous, dizzy or insomniac?
- You have a stuffy nose that lasts more than 7 days.
- Your symptoms continue or get worse
- You have trouble swallowing or feel like a pill is stuck in your throat.
- New or unexpected symptoms occur
- You have stomach pain that starts with this product or mild stomach problems that persist.
- You have a fever that lasts more than 3 days.