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

(gwye FEN e sin & soo doe e FED 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 high blood pressure, 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 or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Headache.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent...

 
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