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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Adults and children 12 years of age and older: one tablet twice daily (every 12 hours).
Children 6 to under 12 years: one-half (1/2) tablet twice daily (every 12 hours). Phenylpropanolamine HCl w/guaifenesin long acting tablets are not recommended for children under 6 years of age.
Tablets may be broken in half for ease of administration without affecting release of medication but should not be crushed or chewed prior to swallowing.
Tablet, sustained release capsule(entex LA (guaifenesin and phenylephrine) ): Guaifenesin 600 mg and phenylephine HCL 30 mgThis monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
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