Actifed is a multi-action tablet that is used to relieve the symptoms of colds, flu and allergies including runny nose, watery eyes, nasal congestion and blocked sinuses.

Actifed contains 2 active ingredients, an antihistamine and a decongestant which work together to combat your cold, flu or allergy symptoms.

How to take Actifed tablets:

Adults and children over 12 years: One tablet every four to six hours (four times daily).

DO NOT take more than 4 doses in 24 hours.

DO NOT give this medicine to children under 12 years of age.

If symptoms persist then please speak to you doctor


Each tablet contains Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 60mg and Triprolidine hydrochloride 2.5mg.


Driving and using Machinery

This medicine may make you feel sleepy or dizzy, if affected please do not drive or operate machinery

Avoid alcoholic drink.

Can I use Actifed Tablets if I am Pregnant or Breastfeeding? ?

This medicine is NOT suitable for patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Please speak with your pharmacist or GP for further information.

What side effects could I expect

Actifed Multi-Action Tablets is generally well tolerated but the following side effects tend to be the most common:

  • Headache
  • Difficulty sleeping, nervousness, dizziness
  • Difficulty performing tasks
  • Drowsiness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Thickened mucus, dry mouth or nausea

This list is not exhaustive and for less common side effects please refer to the patient information leaflet.

Who should not use Actifed tablets

This medicine should not be used by the following groups of patients without first seeking medical advice from your GP or our Pharmacist:

  • If you have kidney or liver problems.
  • If you have alcohol dependence
  • If you have bronchitis, emphysema or asthma
  • If you are susceptible to glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)
  • If you have blocked arteries or veins (occlusive vascular disease).
  • If you are being treated for a thyroid disorder (overactive thyroid)
  • If you have prostate problems (difficulty with passing water or needing to pass water often).

Actifed Tablets are not suitable if you use any of the following medicines without first speaking with your GP or Pharmacist for medical advice:

  • Hypnotics (sleeping tablets)
  • Opioid Pain Killers, eg codeine
  • Antipsychotics
  • Sedatives, for management of anxiety
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
  • Cardiac Glycosides, eg Digoxin
  • Ergot Alkaloids
  • Tricyclic Antidepressants, such as Amitriptyline

If you have any questions about how this product may interact with your current medicines or conditions please contact us and one of our pharmacists will be more than happy to help.

Always read the patient information leaflet before using this medicine.

Useful Information

This product is a medicine, and the sales are monitored to ensure the safety of our customers. From time to time we may impose limits on the amounts you may purchase and apply restrictions to the frequency of orders. For helpful advice please read Our Policies in the footer of the site to understand more.

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children and below 25c in a dry place away from direct sunlight.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product and if you have any questions please contact one of our pharmacists for more information.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

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