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GUAIFENESIN-ORAL SPRINKLE CAPSULE, Humibid

GENERIC NAME: GUAIFENESIN - ORAL SPRINKLE CAPSULE (gweye-FEN-eh-sin)

BRAND NAME(S): Humibid

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USES: This medication works to loosen phlegm and mucous in the lungs. It is used to relieve a dry, nonproductive cough and enables "coughing up" of mucous.

HOW TO USE: Sprinkle total contents of capsule on a small amount of soft food (e.g., jelly, applesauce) just before eating. Capsule contents should not be crushed or chewed. The capsule may also be swallowed whole with a full glass of water. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medication, unless your doctor instructs you otherwise. Do not take this medication for a chronic persistent cough such as occurs with smoking or asthma. If the cough lasts for more than one week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, headache or rash, consult your doctor.




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