Guaifenesin is a Medicine belongs to Cough Suppressants Expectorants group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book :    Page :   Edition :    Martindale    Page : 1666,1667   Edition : 38  

  ►   Brandname : Ascoril , Expect-D, Ascoril, Expect-D, Barkeit, Bidex, Buckleys, Tussin mucus relief, Mucinex
  ►  Strength : Elixir with .  Tablet with .  Syrup with .  Capsule with .  Oral solution with

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1667   Edition : 38  
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1666   Edition : 38  

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓

Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 As an expectorant for productive cough Oral 200 400 mg Every 4 hours; In the USA, a maximum of 6 doses daily is allowed; however, in the UK it is more usual to give 4 times daily. Modified release preparations,given every 12 hours.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1666   Edition : 38  



Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Cough and Cold 4 Year 6 Year Oral 50 100 mg
2 Cough and Cold 6 Year 12 Year Oral 100 200 mg

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 1666   Edition : 38  
►  Side Effect : Gastrointestinal discomfort, Nausea, Vomiting
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1666   Edition : 38.  

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Guaifenesin is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction : 
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►  Contraindication : Caution in children and generally avoided in young children.
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1666   Edition : 38.  
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Guaifenesin is reported to increase the volume and reduce the viscosity of tenacious sputum.
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1666   Edition : 38.  

Pathway of DIETARY Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


DIETARY Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication DIETARY Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Renal
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1666   Edition : 38.  

►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA