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(phenylephrine hydrochloride and guaifenesin)
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Entex LA (guaifenesin and phenylephrine) is an orange, scored, long-acting tablet for oral administration and contains
phenylephrine hydrochloride ... 30mg
guaifenesin ....................................... 400 mg
in a special base to provide a prolonged therapeutic effect.
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride, a synthetic sympathomimetic agent, is a vasoconstrictor and pressor drug chemically related to epinephrine and ephedrine. Chemically, it is (-)-m-Hydroxy-a-[(methyl amino)methyl] benzyl alcohol hydrochloride. It has the following molecular formula C9H13NO2 · HCl with a molecular weight of 203.67.
Guaifenesin is an expectorant having the chemical name, 1,2-propanediol, 3-(2-methoxyphenoxy)-.
Entex LA (guaifenesin and phenylephrine) Inactive Ingredients: Each tablet contains carbomer 934 P, compressible sugar, docusate sodium, FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, polyethylene glycol, silicon dioxide, stearic acid, titanium dioxide, and zinc stearate.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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