Mucinex美清痰

Mucinex

guaifenesin

Manufacturer:

Reckitt Benckiser

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
LF Asia (Macao)
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Guaifenesin.
Description
Each extended-release tablet: Guaifenesin 600 mg.
Indications/Uses
Helps loosen phlegm and thin bronchial secretions.
Symptomatic relief of deep chesty coughs.
Expectorant for productive cough.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adults and children 12 years and over: 1 or 2 tablets every 12 hours. Do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours.
Do not crush, chew or break tablet. Swallow the tablet whole with a full glass of water.
Overdosage
In case of overdose, get medical help.
Contraindications
Do not take if suffering from the following except on medical advice: Asthma, Bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Emphysema, Smoker's Cough, Porphyria.
Do not use in children under 12 years of age.
Warnings
Do not take with other products for the relief of colds, flu or cough without medical advice.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Use with caution if the patient has impaired renal function.
Not recommended for concomitant use with a cough suppressant.
Stop use and ask a doctor if cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back or occurs with fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious illness.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Adverse Reactions
Possible side effects include nausea, abdominal discomfort, vomiting (particularly in high doses).
Inform the doctor if any side effects occur after taking this medicine, including any not listed previously.
Storage
Do not store above 25°C.
ATC Classification
R05CA03 - guaifenesin ; Belongs to the class of expectorants. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
Presentation/Packing
ER tab 600 mg (bi-layer) x 20's.
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