Guaifenesin


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Children <6 years.
Special Precautions
Patient with persistent or chronic cough (as seen with asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, smoking), cough accompanied by excessive phlegm, porphyria. Severe hepatic and renal impairment. Children. Treatment with a cough and cold medicine in children (especially above 6 years old) should be considered carefully due to potential risks and limited evidence on efficacy. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Endocrine disorders: Hypouricaemia. Gastrointestinal disorders: Abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting. Nervous system disorders: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Rash.
CIMS Class
Cough & Cold Preparations
ATC Classification
R05CA03 - guaifenesin ; Belongs to the class of expectorants. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
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