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Does guaifenesin help with sinus congestion?

Nasal irrigation and decongestants can help in the treatment of chronic sinusitis by keeping mucus loose and nasal passages clear. The mucus-thinning agent guaifenesin (Mucinex) is another option. Nasal steroids may be added to help counter inflammation.Phone: Email: 

Is Guaifenesin an antihistamine? Guaifenesin is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).

Does guaifenesin cause heart problems? Advair Diskus – Using guaifenesin with this drug may increase cardiovascular side effects such as an increased heart rate, high blood pressure, and irregular heartbeat. Talk with your doctor if you have a history of high blood pressure, heart disease, or irregular heartbeat.

What is the best Mucinex for sinus? In general, regular Mucinex is recommended if you are only experiencing symptoms of excess mucus such as throat/chest congestion. Mucinex DM is recommended if you have a continuous, irritating cough in addition to mucus. Mucinex D is a good choice if there is nasal congestion or sinus pressure.

Can guaifenesin cause sleepiness? A small percentage of people report experiencing side effects like drowsiness and dizziness while taking guaifenesin. Nausea is one possible side effect of taking guaifenesin. Adding pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine to guaifenesin may cause difficulty sleeping.

What are the side effects of guaifenesin?

What are the side effects of guaifenesin? Common guaifenesin side effects may include: dizziness, headache; drowsiness; rash; or. nausea, vomiting, stomach upset.

What conditions does guaifenesin treat? Guaifenesin is a medication that is most commonly used to loosen mucus and phlegm and to clear the symptoms of congestion resulting from a cold or allergy. It is considered an expectorant and works by thinning mucus and phlegm in the body.

How much Guaifenesin is safe? The maximum daily adult dosage of both regular and extended-release guaifenesin is 2.4 grams. It is generally recommended that adults take between 200 and 400 milligrams (mg.) of regular guaifenesin, every four hours.

Is guaifenesin a SSRI? Guaifenesin is used to relieve chest congestion. Guaifenesin may help control symptoms but does not treat the cause of symptoms or speed recovery. Guaifenesin is in a class of medications called expectorants. It works by thinning the mucus in the air passages to make it easier to cough up the mucus and clear the airways.