What is Guaifenesin-phenylephrine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Entex LA Pendex

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Guaifenesin and phenylephrine is the combination of a decongestant and expectorant. It is used to relieve nasal congestion, sinusitis, rhinitis, and hay fever; temporary relief of cough associated with upper respiratory tract conditions, especially when associated with dry, nonproductive cough.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Allergic rhinitis 1 0
Bronchitis 1 0
Chest congestion 1 1
General health 1 0
Nasal congestion 1 0
Post nasal drip 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
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Moderate
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Mild
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None
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Guaifenesin-phenylephrine

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Guaifenesin-phenylephrine

Dosage Patients
200 mg-40 mg daily 1
400mg-15mg as needed 1

Duration

Currently taking Guaifenesin-phenylephrine

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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