GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule

Guaifenesin is used to relieve chest congestion . Guaifenesin helps control symptoms but does not treat the cause of symptoms or speed recovery. Guaifenesin works by thinning the mucus in the air passages to make it easier to cough up the mucus and clear the airways. Guaifenesin comes alone and in combination with antihistamines, cough suppressants, and decongestants. While it is often listed among preferred cough and cold medications for pregnant women, there may be some risks. Interestingly, guaifenesin is sometimes used to aid women who are trying to conceive. A few of the common brand names of are Brontex, Dyflex, Elixophyllin, Mucinex, Organidin and Robitussin.

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about guaifenesin... actually generic for it is nescon


I was wondering how often the side effects of vomiting occur while taking this medication....its actually the generic state of it, nescon, and I was wondering how often people have the vomiting side effect when taking the medicine
by christine in Kansas City, MO, 03/28/2006

GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule Drug and Prescription Information

GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule

GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule Medication Classification

GUAIFENESIN (By mouth)

GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule Brandname

Guaifenex LA, Guaifenex G, Amibid LA, Robitussin, Mucinex, Bidex 400, Allfen JR, Liquibid, Organidin NR, Organ-1 NR, GG-200 NR, Iofen, Hytuss, Hytuss 2x, Iofen-NF

GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule is used for the Treatment

Guaifenesin (gwye-FEN-e-sin) Treats cough due to colds, the flu, or other conditions. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that loosens mucus in your lungs.

When To Not Use GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to guaifenesin.

How Should You Use GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule

Capsule, Tablet, Long Acting Capsule, Long Acting Tablet, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often. Drink a full glass of water after each dose; drink plenty of fluids during the day. May be taken with or without food.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup.
  • Do not chew or crush the tablet or capsule. Swallow whole with a full glass of water.
  • Swallow the sprinkle capsule whole, or open the capsule and mix the medicine beads with soft food (applesauce or pudding). Swallow the mixture whole; do not chew.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • May be taken as soon as possible; however, missing one dose is usually not a problem.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule Storage

Store GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule Warnings

  • Some guaifenesin syrups contain alcohol.
  • If you have asthma, emphysema, or a chronic cough from smoking, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.

GUAIFENESIN (Oral) (Capsule Side Effects

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain
  • Drowsiness

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