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what is the definition or description of: mucinex (guaifenesin)?

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Dr. David Lee
Dr. David Lee answered
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Guaifenesin : This medication has a generic name of guaifenesin. It is an expectorant, which means that it helps loosen mucus or phlegm so it's easier to cough/clear out.
Answered on Dec 16, 2015
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Dr. Christopher Hove
24 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Mucinex (guaifenesin) definition: Mucinex is the brand name for the generic drug guaifenesin. It is used as an expectorant agent (used to cut the thickness/viscosity of mucus secretions created by the sinuses, pharynx, larynx, trachea and bronchi by actually increasing the amount of respiratory tract fluid). It is a very safe over-the-counter medication with infrequent side effects www.Mainlineent.Com.
Answered on Jan 21, 2017
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