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Mucinex 600 Mg 20 Tablet

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Product Name:

  • Mucinex 600 Mg, Extended-Release Tablets, Relieves Cough, For Respiratory Disorder - 20 Tablets


Scientific Name:

  • Guaifenesin 600 Mg Extended-Release Tablets


Category Of Mucinex 600 Mg Extended-Release Tablets:

  • Cough Drugs

Mechanism Of Action Of Guaifenesin:

  • Guaifenesin is an expectorant commonly found in OTC products for symptomatic relief from congested chests and coughs associated with colds, bronchitis, and/or other breathing illnesses.
  • it is believed that expectorants like guaifenesin function by increasing mucus secretion


Therapeutic Indications Of Mucinex 600 Mg Extended-Release Tablets:

  • Guaifenesin is an expectorant, it is used to treat coughs that contain mucus (productive cough).


Method Of Administration Of Mucinex 600 Mg Extended-Release Tablets:

  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
  • Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • This medicine is intended for adults and children 12 years and older.
  • Take it with or without food.
  • Swallow the tablets whole. Do not chew, break, or crush.
  • The usual recommended dose is one or two extended-release tablets every 12 hours. Do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours
  • Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
  • If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
  • Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.


Undesirable Side Effects Of Mucinex 600 Mg Extended-Release Tablets:

  • Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
  1. Headache
  2. Stomach pain
  3. Nausea
  4. Vomiting


Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Mucinex 600 Mg Extended-Release Tablets:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
  • Your doctor will discuss the possible risks and benefits of using this medicine during pregnancy and breast-feeding


Non-Pharmacological Treatments & Advice To Reduce Cough Severity:

  • Stay hydrated: Drink lots of water to thin mucus.
  • Inhale steam: Take a hot shower, or boil water and pour it into a bowl, face the bowl (stay at least 1 foot away), place a towel over the back of your head to form a tent, and inhale.
  • Use a humidifier, for example, Vicks Air Humidifier, to loosen mucus
  • Have a little honey before bed. Studies show that sweet stuff can help ease a cough. Don’t give honey to children under 12 months. Manuka Honey is a powerful weapon in fighting coughs and sore throats
  • Avoid inhaled irritants such as dust, perfumes, or pollutants. Wear a face mask to reduce exposure to the allergen
  • Sometimes smoke irritates your airways and causes inflammation that turns into bronchitis. Stopping smoking will help you to get rid of your cough.
  • Lozenges like Strepsils soothe an irritated throat


Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Mucinex 600 Mg Extended-Release Tablets:

  • Before you use this medicine talk to your doctor or pharmacist:
  1. If you suffer from bronchial asthma
  2. If you have or have had a peptic ulcer
  3. If you suffer from Hepatic disease
  4. If you suffer from Hepatic disease
  5. If you suffer from Renal impairment
  6. If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements.


Storage Conditions Of Mucinex 600 Mg Extended-Release Tablets:

  • Store below 25°c
  • Don’t refrigerate
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Store in the original package to protect it from moisture.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.
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