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Guaifenesin (pronounced /ɡwaɪˈfɛnɨsɪn/) (INN) or guaiphenesin (former BAN), also glyceryl guaiacolate,is an expectorant drug sold over the counter and usually taken by mouth to assist the bringing up (expectoration) of phlegm from the airways in acute respiratory tract infections.

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Effect and mechanism of action

Treatment of coughing

A Cochrane Collaboration meta-analysis of over the counter medicines for acute cough in children and adults found no evidence for the effectiveness of any examined drug other than guaifenesin; evidence for guaifenesin was ambiguous.[2] Guaifenesin is sometimes combined with dextromethorphan, an antitussive. In normal use this combination is believed[who?] to produce fewer, but more productive coughs.

Treatment of ashtma

Guaifenesin is effective in the treatment of the thickened bronchial mucosa characteristic of asthma.[citation needed] It works by drawing water into the bronchi. The water both thins mucus and lubricates the airway, facilitating the removal of mucus by coughing.

Treatment of dout

Guaifenesin is a uricosuric, increasing excretion of uric acid from the blood serum into the urine.[3] This fact was discovered by chance, during a survey of hypouricemia in hospital inpatients.[4] Compared to other uricosuric drugs used to treat gout, guaifenesin is relatively mild.[citation needed]

Treatment of fibromyalgia

Because of its uricosuric effect, guaifenesin was chosen in the 1990s for the experimental guaifenesin protocol – a treatment for fibromyalgia. Proponents[who?] of the guaifenesin protocol believe that it treats fibromyalgia by removing excess phosphate from the body. However, a consumer alert on the Fibromyalgia Network's website (http://www.fmnetnews.com/resources-alert-product6.php) states that Dr. St. Amand's claims of guaifenesin's effects on fibromyalgia are groundless, and cites double blind research by Robert Bennett, M.D. which found no significant differences between guaifenesin and a placebo in terms of any effect on fibromyalgia or its markers.

 

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What is Guaifenesin?
Ultra Pure OTC GUEIFENESIN Products Since 1996

Guaifenesin or guaiphenesin (former BAN) is an expectorant drug usually taken orally (by mouth) to assist the bringing up ("expectoration") of phlegm from the airways in acute respiratory tract infections.

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Similar medicines derived from the guaiac tree were in use as a generic remedy by Native Americans when explorers reached North America in the 1500s, but guaifenesin was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1952..

Guaifenesin is sold as pills, capsules or syrups under several brand names, including: Guai-Aid, GuaiLife, Ethex 208, Humibid, Mucinex, and Robitussin. It is also included in many other over-the-counter cough and cold remedy combinations (usually in conjunction with dextromethorphan and/or pseudoephedrine and/or acetaminophen)..

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Why Guaifenesin
Ultra Pure OTC GUEIFENESIN Products Since 1996

  • Contains only U.S. Pharmacy grade guaifenesin as the active ingredient.
  • OTC Guai-Aid® is U.S. produced and does not require a Doctor's prescription
  • Effectively helps clear excessive mucus from sinus and bronchial pathways
  • Works quickly to help make coughs more productive
  • Available in easy-to-swallow gelatin & vegetarian capsules
  • Sugar-free, dye-free, and free of botanical extracts (salicylates)
  • Available in low does 200mg to 600mg strenghts
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