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Each Entex PSE (pseudoephedrine and guaifenesin) yellow coated, scored, long-acting tablet for oral administration contains
pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 120 mg
guaifenesin 600 mg
in a special base to provide a prolonged therapeutic effect.
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride is a decongestant having the chemical name, benzenemethanol,(alpha)-[1-(methylamino)ethyl]-[ S -( R*, R* ) ]-, hydrochloride.
Guaifenesin is an expectorant having the chemical name, 1,2-propanediol, 3-(2-methoxyphenoxy)-.
Inactive Ingredients: Each tablet contains compressible sugar, D&C Yellow No. 10 Aluminum Lake, dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate, FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, purified water, silicon dioxide, sodium citrate, stearic acid, and titanium dioxide.
What are the possible side effects of guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat;
- severe dizziness, anxiety, or nervousness;
- easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness, fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; or
- increased blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision, trouble concentrating, chest pain, numbness,...
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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