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GUAIFENESIN/DECONGESTANT/NARCOTIC ANTITUSSIVE LIQUID-ORAL

GENERIC NAME: GUAIFENESIN/DECONGESTANT/NARCOTIC ANTITUSSIVE LIQUID - ORAL

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: Guaifenesin is an expectorant that loosens mucus. The decongestant relieves nasal stuffiness. The low-dose narcotic antitussive helps control a cough. This combination medication is used to treat a cough and relieve symptoms associated with common colds, allergies, and other respiratory illnesses.

HOW TO USE: This medication is best taken with, or after, a meal or snack. Take this medication as prescribed. Do not increase your dose or take this more often than directed.

SIDE EFFECTS: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, loss of appetite, nausea or anxiety may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly. Also limit your intake of alcoholic beverages which will aggravate these effects. Notify your doctor if you develop: chest pain, a rapid pulse, skin rash, high blood pressure, painful or difficult urination, tremors, nervousness, trouble sleeping, hallucinations. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.




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