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Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations: Oral solution

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations: Oral solution

What is this medicine?

CODEINE; GUAIFENESIN (KOE deen; gwye FEN e sin) is a cough suppressant and expectorant. It helps to stop or reduce coughing due to the common cold or inhaled irritants. It will not treat an infection.


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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations: Oral solution
Usage by Gender
64.01%
35.99%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
4.3%
20.05%
38.27%
37.38%
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