guaifenesin/potassium guaiacolsulfonate-oral sustained release, Humibid LA
GENERIC NAME: GUAIFENESIN/POTASSIUM GUAIACOLSULFONATE - ORAL SUSTAINED RELEASE (gweye-FEN-eh-sin/poh-TASS-ee-um GWEYE-uh-koll-SULL-fun-ate)
BRAND NAME(S): Humibid LA
USES: Guaifenesin and potassium guaiacolsulfonate are expectorants which help loosen mucus. The combination of these medications is used to treat a cough associated with the common cold, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses (e.g., sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis).
HOW TO USE: Take this medication twice daily (12 hours apart); or as directed by your doctor. It is best to swallow the medicine whole. Do not crush or chew this medication. Take this medication with a full glass of water. The water also helps break up mucus and clear congestion. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medication, unless your doctor instructs you otherwise. If you smoke, do not take this medication unless directed by your doctor. If the cough lasts for more than one week, recurs, or is accompanied by a fever, headache or rash, consult your doctor.
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