Guaifenesin + Chlorpheniramine + Dextromethorphan + Phenylpropanolamine
Information about Guaifenesin + Chlorpheniramine + Dextromethorphan + Phenylpropanolamine
Guaifenesin + chlorpheniramine + dextromethorphan + phenylpropanolamine uses
Guaifenesin+Chlorpheniramine+Dextromethorphan+Phenylpropanolamine is used in the treatment of dry cough.
How guaifenesin + chlorpheniramine + dextromethorphan + phenylpropanolamine works
This is a combination of four medicines: guaifenesin, chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan and phenylpropanolamine which relieve cough. Guaifenesin is an expectorants which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
Common side effects of guaifenesin + chlorpheniramine + dextromethorphan + phenylpropanolamine
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach upset, Vomiting, Stomach pain, Dizziness, Headache, Rash, Urticaria, Sleepiness, Increased blood pressure, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations