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Advil Cold and Sinus

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Out of 10
Satisfaction
7.5
7.3  Effectiveness
2.4  Side Effects
5.4  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 2 Advil Cold and Sinus side effects and 3 Advil Cold and Sinus benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic names of this medication are ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine. Brand names are Advil Cold and Sinus, Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gel, Dayquil Pressure and Pain Caplet, Dristan Sinus, Motrin Childrens Cold, Motrin Cold and Flu, Motrin IB Sinus, Motrin Sinus Headache, Dimetapp Sinus, Sine-Aid IB, Dimetapp Childrens Cold & Fever, Children's Ibuprofen Cold Relief.

The active ingredients of this medication are ibuprofen (200 mg), pseudoephedrine HCl (30 mg).

Advil Cold and Sinus is ,anufactured by Wyeth Ayerst Pharmaceuticals.

Mainly used to treat stuffy nose, sinus congestion, cough and pain or fever caused by the common cold or flu.
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Effectiveness of Advil Cold and Sinus by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Advil Cold and Sinus, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 2.8% 91.7% 5.6% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 2.8% 88.9% 8.3% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 97.2% 2.8% 0%
Breathing 8.3% 11.1% 63.9% 16.7% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 94.4% 5.6% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 94.4% 2.8% 2.8%
Digestion 0% 2.8% 91.7% 5.6% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 2.8% 83.3% 13.9% 0%
Energy 0% 11.1% 77.8% 8.3% 2.8%
Eyesight 0% 0% 94.4% 5.6% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 94.4% 5.6% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 8.3% 72.2% 16.7% 2.8%
Pain 5.6% 16.7% 61.1% 13.9% 2.8%
Patience 0% 0% 88.9% 11.1% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 2.8% 97.2% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 97.2% 2.8% 0%
Sleep 5.3% 10.5% 65.8% 18.4% 0%
Stress Level 0% 0% 88.9% 11.1% 0%
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Commonly Reported Advil Cold and Sinus Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anxiety 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 94.3% 5.7% 0% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 82.9% 14.3% 2.9% 0% 0%
Excitability 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 85.3% 11.8% 2.9% 0% 0%
Gas 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Headache 97.1% 2.9% 0% 0% 0%
Insomnia 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 88.2% 11.8% 0% 0% 0%
Rapid Heartbeat 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Advil Cold and Sinus Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Feeling of Warmth 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Numbing Sensation 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Paranoia 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Redness 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Sweating 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Advil Cold and Sinus
Since taking Advil Cold and Sinus Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Fall 4.9%
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User Comments about Advil Cold and Sinus
04 May 2012 It helps a lot relieving my sinus congestion and even is helping with the sore throat plus fever. HOWEVER, I am having heaviness in my chest and lungs after every time I take it and it makes me sleepy.
   —Posted by Beachbound1107
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25 Nov 2011 Does a poor job of relieving cold symptoms, have to take a lot of capsules too.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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18 Oct 2011 It is awesome
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12 Sep 2011 work well but I prefer sudafed
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04 Sep 2011 does a great job relieving stuffiness
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