What is the sedalmerck?

Sedalmerck® is a medicine made synthetically from three active principles that are paracetamol , caffeine and phenylephrine hydrochloride , chemical components that together cause an analgesic, antipyretic and antihistamine effect.

To highlight: This medication belongs to the line of anti-flu drugs, to help patients with respiratory conditions and is produced by the company called Laboratorio MERCK, SA de CV

What is the sedalmerck used for?

  • Sedalmerck® is a medication that, due to its multiple components, helps to treat the discomfort caused by respiratory conditions of common origin and other ailments caused by flu states.
  • It is used to treat:
    • Common cold complaints such as pain, fever and nasal congestion.
    • Dental and muscular pains.
    • Allergic rhinitis (watery eyes, sneezing).
    • Respiratory conditions such as sinusitis .
    • Mild to moderate joint, head and back pain.

Dosage and routes of administration of sedalmerck

The most common sedalmerck® presentation is in a box of 20 tablets with 500 mg paracetamol, 50 mg caffeine and 5 mg phenylephrine hydrochloride. The route of administration is oral and the dose for information may be as follows:

  • Tablets: Adults and children over 14 years of age, 1 tablet every 8 hours.

sedalmerck side effects

Sedalmerck® can cause some of the following adverse effects in certain people :

  • Possible allergic reactions due to contact with any component of the formula.
  • Tachycardia, headache, nausea, arterial hypertension and hypertensive crisis may appear on rare occasions.
  • In certain circumstances insomnia and palpitations may occur.
  • Diarrhea , urticaria, facial edema and erythema.
  • Urinary retention , bronchospasm and sedation.

Important: If any of these symptoms appear during treatment with sedalmerck®, please stop using it and notify your doctor .

Contraindications and warnings of sedalmerck

The use of sedalmerck® is contraindicated in the following circumstances:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the formula’s components.
  • During the period of pregnancy or lactation .
  • Patients with arterial hypertension.
  • Patients with peptic ulcer .
  • gastritis .
  • In children under 14 years of age.

You should know: Provide all the information related to your health history to your doctor, before starting treatment with sedalmerck®.

Avoid if you have:

  • History of hypersensitivity to any of the components of sedalmerck®.
  • Glaucoma.
  • History of gastritis.


  • Products such as sedalmerck® must be administered with prescription or medical prescription.
  • Do not consume this medicine with alcoholic substances.
  • Do not exceed the dose indicated by your doctor.
  • Use with caution in patients with bronchial asthma, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes mellitus.
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.

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