guaifenesin, Humibid, Humibid LA, Robitussin, Organidin NR, Fenesin, Mucosa, Mucus Relief, Mucinex

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GENERIC NAME: guaifenesin

BRAND NAME: Humibid, Humibid LA, Robitussin, Organidin NR, Fenesin, Mucinex, Mucosa, Mucus Relief, Mucus ER

PRESCRIPTION: No

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES: Guaifenesin is used for the treatment of cough associated with colds and minor upper respiratory tract infections in individuals 12 years and older.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of guaifenesin are uncommon, but can include:

PREPARATIONS: Tablet (extended release): 600, and 1200 mg

DRUG INTERACTIONS: There are no known drug interactions with guaifenesin.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/15/2016



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