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guaifenesin, Robitussin, Fenesin, Mucosa, Mucus Relief, Mucinex

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Pharmacy Author: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD Jay W. Marks, MD

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

ARTICLE RELATED DISEASES INDEX Hidden Places Where Germs Lurk Take the Common Cold Quiz Natural Cold & Flu Remedies Slideshow GENERIC NAME: guaifenesinBRAND NAME: Diabetic Tussin, Geri-Tussin, Robitussin, Fenesin IR, Mucinex, Mucosa, Mucus Relief, Mucus ERDISCONTINUED BRANDS: Organidin NR, Humibid, Humibid LA

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:

Nausea, vomiting, headache, and rash

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

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

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