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Head cold Symptoms & Relief

What is a head cold?

A head cold is essentially a common cold, however its symptoms are felt mostly around the head and in the sinuses. Tell-tale symptoms may include nasal congestion (often referred to as a blocked nose), pressure in the sinuses and a headache. You may also have a high temperature, ear ache, muscle pain and loss of taste and smell. The symptoms are usually at their worst during the first two to three days, before they gradually start to improve. In adults and older children, they usually last about 7 to 10 days, but can last longer. A cough in particular can last for two or three weeks.

Relieve head cold symptoms with SUDAFED®

SUDAFED® Congestion & Headache Relief Max Strength has been specially designed to help relieve nasal congestion, ease the feeling of pressure, and that heavy-headed feeling – so you can get on with your day.

The active ingredients in SUDAFED® Congestion & Headache Relief Max Strength are:

  • Phenylephrine – this decongestant reduces swelling in the nose, as well as helping to clear your nasal passages and helping you breathe through your nose more easily.
  • Paracetamol – one of the most popular and widely used painkillers for the relief of pain, it will help relieve your headache.
  • Caffeine – will help you combat tiredness and help increase pain relief so you can get on with your day.
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