SUDAFED- pseudoephedrine hydrochloride tablet, coated 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg


Nasal decongestant



Do not use if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

When using this product do not exceed recommended dose

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or occur with a fever

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)


adults and children 12 years and over
  • take 2 tablets every 4 to 6 hours
  • do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours
children ages 6 to 11 years
  • take 1 tablet every 4 to 6 hours
  • do not take more than 4 tablets in 24 hours
children under 6 yearsdo not use this product in children under 6 years of age

Other information

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, FD&C red no. 40 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow no. 6 aluminum lake, iron oxide, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, pregelatinized starch, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

call 1-888-217-2117 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)



NDC 50580-545-24


Pseudoephedrine HCl, Nasal Decongestant



30 mg EACH

‡Actual Pill Size


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pseudoephedrine hydrochloride tablet, coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-545
Route of AdministrationORAL
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride (UNII: 6V9V2RYJ8N) (Pseudoephedrine - UNII:7CUC9DDI9F) Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride30 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
carnauba wax (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
silicon dioxide (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
D&C yellow NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)  
aluminum oxide (UNII: LMI26O6933)  
FD&C red NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
FD&C yellow NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
ferrosoferric oxide (UNII: XM0M87F357)  
magnesium stearate (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
microcrystalline cellulose (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
polyethylene glycol, unspecified (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
polyvinyl alcohol, unspecified (UNII: 532B59J990)  
shellac (UNII: 46N107B71O)  
sodium starch glycolate type a potato (UNII: 5856J3G2A2)  
talc (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
titanium dioxide (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
Product Characteristics
ColorREDScoreno score
FlavorImprint Code SU
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:50580-545-243 in 1 CARTON07/13/2015
18 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
2NDC:50580-545-723 in 1 PACKAGE02/29/2016
2NDC:50580-545-243 in 1 CARTON
28 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
3NDC:50580-545-486 in 1 CARTON07/13/2015
38 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34110/01/2011
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

Revised: 12/2019
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Effective Time: 20191206
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division