Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations Oral Syrup 10-100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations: Oral syrup (10-100mg)

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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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Guaiatussin AC 100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup

NDC: 503830087
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cough, Common Cold

Guaiatussin AC 100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup

Reported Side Effects for Guaiatussin AC 100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup

Miosis Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
7.0-24.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
15.0-90.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
15.0-41.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
24.0-50.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Guaiatussin AC 100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Guaiatussin AC 100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup(Codeine Phosphate)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Codeine Phosphate)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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