guaifenesin with phenylephrine-oral sprinkle capsule, Deconsal
GENERIC NAME: GUAIFENESIN WITH PHENYLEPHRINE - ORAL SPRINKLE CAPSULE (gweye-FEN-eh-sin WITH fen-ill-EFF-rin)
BRAND NAME(S): Deconsal
USES: Guaifenesin is an expectorant used to help clear mucous and congestion. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which helps relieve nasal congestion. This combination medication is used to treat symptoms associated with a cold, allergies or respiratory tract illness.
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. Contents should not be subdivided. The capsule may also be swallowed whole with a full glass of water. If stomach upset occurs, this may be taken with food or milk. Take this medication as directed. Do not increase the dose or take it more often or longer than prescribed. It is recommended to drink plenty of fluids (6-8 glasses a day) to help relieve congestion.
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