Guaifenesin sentence example
- Guaifenesin and terpin hydrate are the primary ingredients in most over-the-counter expectorants.
- Guaifenesin may be taken by mouth and is an ingredient in many over-the-counter cough and cold remedies.
- Guaifenesin, the only medicinal product in common use as an expectorant, is an ingredient in many cough medicines, such as Anti-Tuss, Dristan Cold & Cough, Guaifed, GuaiCough, and some Robitussin products.
- Some products that contain guaifenesin are available only with a physician's prescription; others can be bought without a prescription.
- There is some dispute, even among experts, about whether guaifenesin is an effective expectorant.Advertisement
- Guaifenesin should not be given to children under the age of two years unless directed by a physician.
- Guaifenesin is not meant to be used for coughs associated with asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or smoking.
- Guaifenesin is not known to interact with any foods or other drugs.
- However, cough medicines that contain guaifenesin may contain other ingredients that do interact with foods or drugs.
- Because the value of guaifenesin is uncertain, while the adverse effects have been documented, parents should consider using alternatives to guaifenesin-containing cough remedies for children.Advertisement