guaifenesin & guaifenesin w/pseudoephedrine kit-oral, Med-Rx, Syn-Rx
GENERIC NAME: GUAIFENESIN & GUAIFENESIN W/PSEUDOEPHEDRINE KIT - ORAL (gweye-FEN-eh-sin/sue-doh-eff-ED-rin)
BRAND NAME(S): Med-Rx, Syn-Rx
USES: Guaifenesin is an expectorant used to help clear mucous and chest congestion. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that relieves nasal congestion. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves dry, hacking coughs. This combination of medicines is used to treat symptoms due to colds, allergies, or certain upper respiratory tract infections (e.g., bronchitis, sinusitis).
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth with a full glass of water usually every 12 hours or as directed by your doctor. This medication must be swallowed whole. Do not crush or chew the tablets. This kit comes with different colored morning doses and evening doses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist how to use this medication correctly and follow all instructions carefully. Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently, nor take it for longer periods of time than prescribed. If stomach upset occurs, you may take this with food or milk. It is recommended you drink plenty of clear fluids (water preferred; 6-8 glasses a day) to help relieve congestion.
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