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Guaifenex La (Overview)

Guaifenex LA is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


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What is guaifenex?

What is guaifenex?

Guaiafenesin: An otc expectorant drug - usually taken orally to assist the bringing up (expectoration) of phlegm from the airways. ...Read more

Guaifenex La (Overview)

Guaifenex LA is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


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My dr recommended cough syrup with guaifenesin to better CM for helping conceive. Will it still work with phenylephrine HCL 10mg in it ? No dm though.

My dr recommended cough syrup with guaifenesin to better CM for helping conceive. Will it still work with phenylephrine HCL 10mg in it ? No dm though.

What?: I might be misunderstanding your question, but are you under the assumption that guaifenesin will help you to conceive a child? Cough syrup, of any kind, will not enhance you chances of becoming pregnant...It will however help your cough... If I'm misunderstanding please repost your question. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take guaifenesin 200-400mg everyday to keep mucus in check?

Is it safe to take guaifenesin 200-400mg everyday to keep mucus in check?

Guaifenesin: It's probably safe, but the better question would be why you are having the excess mucus in the first place. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Will taking 800 mg of guaifenesin cause side effects?

Will taking 800 mg of guaifenesin cause side effects?

Depends on age: No. The usual dose is 600 mg of guaifenisn and sometimes up to 1200 as a sustained release formula for an adult.. Anyone can be sensitive to any medication so it may cause side effects in a sensitive individual. Rashes, hives, trouble breathing are all signs of an allergic reaction. www.drugs.com has great information on any drug. ...Read more

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Can I take guaifenesin/phenylephrine with tussionex?

Can I take guaifenesin/phenylephrine with tussionex?

OK Guaifenesin: It is fine to combine guaifenesin/phenylephrine with tussionex, but you will be getting lots of Guaifenesin -- this should be no problem. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for guaifenesin overdose?

Guaifenesin OD: Treatment of a Guaifenesin overdose can include pumping the stomach or use of activated charcoal. Use of anti-seizure medications or sedatives is sometimes required. ...Read more

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Is there a replacement for guaifenex pse?

Is there a replacement for guaifenex pse?

Maybe: This is the generic name for Mucinex (guaifenesin) d which is a decongestant and mucus thinner. If you are taking this for nasal congestion, a steriod nasal spray may be beneficial. If you are looking for a natural product, something which includes, quercetin, stinging nettles, or bromelain are also effective mucus thinners. Singus irrigation with boiled or distilled water can also help. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How much guaifenesin can I take/when?

Maximum daily 2.4gms: The maximum daily dose of guifenesin should not exceed 2400mgms.You can take 600mgm 4 times a day or 800 mgm 3 times a day. ...Read more

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Is guaifenex a prescription medication?

Guaifenex : Guaifenex is available both over the counter and by prescription. ...Read more

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Guaifenesin (Definition)

Guaifenesin is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more