Category: Over the Counter Drugs
Generic Name: Guaifenesin
See also: Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-codeine-guaifenesin-phenylephrine, Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-dextromethorphan-guaifenesin-phenylephrine, Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-dextromethorphan-phenylephrine, Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-guaifenesin-phenylephrine, Alex Cough Syrup, Diabetic Tuss DM, Guaifenesin-pseudoephedrine, Guatuss DM Syrup, Mucinex D Max Strength, Mucinex DM Max Strength, Polyvent, Robitussin-DM, Tussin DM, Vick's Custom Care Formula 44 Chesty Cough
Guaifenesin is an expectorant drug used to thin mucus in the airways to make it easier to cough. It is also a mildly uricosuric medication that some researchers believe may help manage symptoms of fibromyalgia.
Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
- Can't tell