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Prolex D

guaifenesin-phenylephrine
There are many brands and forms of guaifenesin and phenylephrine available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet. Guaifenesin is an expectorant. It helps loosen congestion in your chest and throat, making it easier to cough out through your mouth. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose). Guaifenesin and phenylephrine is a combination medicine used to treat stuffy nose and sinus congestion, and to reduce chest congestion caused by the common cold or flu. Guaifenesin and phenylephrine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
guaifenesin-phenylephrine
DRUG TYPE
upper respiratory combinations

Frequently Asked Questions

Do not give this medication to a child younger than 4 years old. Always ask a doctor before giving a cough or cold medicine to a child. Death can occur from the misuse of cough and cold medicines in very young children.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Prolex D tablet, extended release 600 mg-20 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
GFN 600/Phenylephrine 20 tablet, extended release 600 mg-20 mg

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