Guaifenex PSE 60
Guaifenex® PSE 60
(guaifenesin/pseudoephedrine) Extended-release Tablets Expectorant/Nasal Decongestant
Each bisected, blue Guaifenex® PSE 60 (guaifenesin pseudoephedrine extended-release tablets) capsule shaped extended-release tablet provides 60 mg pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and 600 mg guaifenesin in an extended-release formulation intended for oral administration. Inactive ingredients: calcium phosphate dibasic, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, lactose, lake blue No. 1 FD&C, magnesium stearate, povidone, silicon dioxide colloidal, and stearic acid.
Guaifenesin is an expectorant. Chemically, it is 3-(2-methoxyphe-noxy)-1, 2-propanediol and has the following structural formula:
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride is a nasal decongestant. Chemically, it is [S-(R*,R*)]-α-[1-(methylamino)ethyl] benzen-emethanol hydrochloride and has the following structural formula:
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: 8/5/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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