Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Mucinex Expectorant may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Mucinex Expectorant is a combination of two medicines: Ambroxol and guaifenesin which relieve cough with mucus. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which works by decreasing the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in their removal from the airways.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mucinex Expectorant may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Mucinex Expectorant during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Mucinex Expectorant alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Mucinex Expectorant should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mucinex Expectorant may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited information is available on the use of Mucinex Expectorant in these patients.
Mucinex Expectorant should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mucinex Expectorant may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited information is available on the use of Mucinex Expectorant in these patients.
What were the side-effects while using Mucinex Expectorant?
No Side Effect
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What are you using Mucinex Expectorant for?
Cough with mucus
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Feb 2018.