Guaifenesin and Phenylephrine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Guaifenesin and Phenylephrine?

(gwye FEN e sin & fen il EF rin)

• This medicine is used to treat nasal congestion.

• This medicine is used to thin secretions so they can be removed from the body by coughing.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine is not for coughs due to smoking or lung disease.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have glaucoma, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have thyroid disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you are a male with problems urinating, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Limit caffeine (for example, tea, coffee, cola) and chocolate intake. Use with this medicine may cause nervousness, shakiness, and fast heartbeat.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant...

 
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