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Guaifenesin

Also indexed as: Breonesin, Fenesin, GG-Sen, Guiatuss, Humibid, Muco-Fen, Organidin NR, Phanasin, Robitussin

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Guaifenesin is a drug that reduces the thickness and stickiness of mucus. It is used for short-term relief of dry, nonproductive cough and mucus in the breathing passages. Guaifenesin is available in prescription products, nonprescription products alone, and in combination with other nonprescription drugs, to treat symptoms of allergy, colds, and upper respiratory infections.

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Depletion or interference

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Side effect reduction/prevention

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Supportive interaction

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Reduced drug absorption/bioavailability

None known

Adverse interaction

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An asterisk (*) next to an item in the summary indicates that the interaction is supported only by weak, fragmentary, and/or contradictory scientific evidence.

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