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Generic Name: Phenylephrine (oral) (oral) FEN-il-EFF-rin [FEN-il-EFF-rin]
The Brand Names are: Nasop12, Sudafed PE, and Sudafed PE. Children’s Nasal Decongestant Sudafed PE Congestion Nasop, Sudogest PE
Drug Class: Decongestants

What is Nasop?

Nasop is a decongestant that is used to treat stuffy sinuses and nose congestion due to the typical cold, the common cold, hay fever, or other allergies.Nasop can also be used for reasons not mentioned in this guideline for medication.

Side effects of Nasop

Seek medical attention immediately. If you are experiencing warning signs of an allergic reaction, such as symptoms of hives, breathing difficulties, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Nasop can result in severe adverse effects. Stop taking Nasop and contact your doctor immediately if you experience:

  • Quick, pounding, and unsteady heartbeat;
  • Severe dizziness or nervousness;
  • Sleep problems (insomnia);
  • Elevated blood pressure, severe headache, blurred vision, high blood pressure in your neck and ears.

Common adverse effects of Nasop can include:

  • Flushing (warmth of redness or tingly sensation);
  • Loss of appetite;
  • Being anxious or restless (especially when it comes to children).

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Others could happen. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar/related drugs


Do not take Nasop if you've used an MAO inhibitor in the last 14 days, like isocarboxazid or linezolid, blue injections, phenelzine, rasagiline, and selegiline, as well as tranylcypromine.

Before you take this drug

Avoid using Nasop if you've used an MAO inhibitor in the last 14 days. A potentially dangerous interaction between drugs could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, Methylene Blue injection, rasagiline, phenelzine, and tranylcypromine.

You shouldn't take Nasop if you're allergic to it.

Consult a pharmacist or doctor for a recommendation on whether this medicine is suitable for use if you are:

  • Heart disease, high blood pressure;
  • Diabetes;
  • A thyroid disorder
  • An enlarged prostate and urinary tract issues;
  • Any allergies to drugs.

Talk to your doctor before taking this medication if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.

The liquid version of this medicine could include the ingredient phenylalanine. Be sure to check the label of the medication to determine if you suffer from the condition known as phenylketonuria (PKU).

How to Take Nasop?

Follow the directions on the label or as directed by your physician. Cold medicine is intended for short-term use until your symptoms improve.Always follow the directions on the label of the medicine about the administration of cold medicine to children.You should chew the tablet thoroughly before you take it in.

Make sure to measure the liquid medicine with care. Make use of the dosing syringe supplied or a dose-measuring device (not an ordinary spoon).

Take the tablet that dissolves orally from the packaging only after the time is right to consume the medication. The tablet should be placed in your mouth. Allow it to dissolve without chewing. Take a few breaths as the tablet disintegrates.Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve after 7 days or if you experience an illness that causes headaches, fever, an itchy rash, or both.If you are in need of surgery, inform your surgeon that you are currently taking Nasop.Storage at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Avoid freezing.

What happens If I miss a dose?

Since cold medicines are utilized when it's necessary, you might not be on a regular dosing schedule. Do not miss any doses in the event that it's nearing time to get the next dose. Don't take two doses at once.

What happens If I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist prior to taking different medicines for coughs or colds that contain similar components.

Interaction with other drugs

A variety of drugs can cause nasal congestion, and certain drugs shouldn't be used simultaneously. Inform your doctor about your current medications and any medications you begin or stop taking. This includes over-the-counter and prescription medicine, vitamins, and herbs. Not all interactions are included in this list.