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To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc. at 1-800-526-3840 or FDA at 1-800- FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Guaifenesin is well tolerated and has a wide margin of safety. Side effects have been generally mild and infrequent. Nausea and vomiting are the side effects that occur most commonly. Dizziness, headache, and rash (including urticaria) have been reported rarely.
Read the Organidin NR (guaifenesin) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
Laboratory Test Interactions
Guaifenesin or its metabolites may cause color interference with the VMA (vanillylmandelic acid) test for catechols. It may also falsely elevate the level of urinary 5-HIAA (5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid) in certain serotonin metabolite chemical tests because of color interference.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/22/2013
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