Frequently Asked Questions About Zephrex-D™
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Yes, Zephrex-D is safe and effective, and it meets all of the FDA’s OTC monograph requirements for products containing pseudoephedrine HCl. Its tamper-resistant formulation does not in any way impact this effectiveness.
Yes, Zephrex-D, a nasal decongestant, works effectively when taken in combination with antihistamines, pain relievers, cough expectorants and suppressants, etc. Check the Drug Facts panel on the product package for specific dosing instructions.
Tarex is an innovative, patented technology that delivers pharmaceuticals in a format that maintains patient efficacy while deterring misuse of the medication. Tarex locks pseudoephedrine so that it disrupts both the extraction and conversion of this precursor in the meth-making process. Hence, Zephrex-D is not a viable product for use in illicit meth making but still delivers effective congestion relief for legitimate cold and allergy sufferers. It offers patient efficacy plus community crime protection.
All Americans are impacted by the meth epidemic. Crime and third-party exposure to chemical fires and fumes is significant. In addition, methamphetamine abuse costs US taxpayers approximately $23.4 billion annually. These costs include, but are not limited to: law enforcement, uninsured burn victims, incarceration and rehabilitation of addicts, foster care for dependents, toxic waste cleanup, secondary meth crimes, and more.