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Deconex

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/15/2016
Drug Description

DECONEX
(guaifenesin, phenylephrine hydrochloride) Capsule

DESCRIPTION

Drug Facts

Active Ingredients (in each capsule)

Guaifenesin 390 mg
Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg

Indications

INDICATIONS

Purpose

Uses

Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever (allergic rhinitis) or other upper respiratory allergies:

  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to drain bronchial tubes and make coughs more productive
  • nasal congestion
  • reduces swelling of nasal passages

QUESTION

The common cold is one of the most common illnesses in the world. See Answer
Dosage

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Directions

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Adults and children 12 years of age and over: 1 capsule every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 capsules in 24 hours.
Children under 12 years of age: Consult a physician.

HOW SUPPLIED

Other Information

Store at controlled room temperature between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

Supplied in a tight, light-resistant container with a child-resistant cap.

NDC 50991-582-60

Deconex Capsules are blue-orange capsules imprinted "Deconex" in black ink.

Inactive Ingredients

Croscarmellose Sodium, Dicalcium Phosphate Dihydrate, FD&C Blue #1, FD&C Yellow #6, Gelatin, Magnesium Stearate, Maltodextrin, Povidone, Silicon Dioxide, Stearic Acid, and Titanium Dioxide.

Questions? Comments? Call 1-800-882-1041

Manufactured for: Poly Pharmaceuticals, Quitman, MS 39355, 1 (800) 882-1041. Revised: Nov 2011

Side Effects & Drug Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

No information provided. Please see the WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS sections

DRUG INTERACTIONS

No information provided.

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Warnings & Precautions

WARNINGS

Included as part of the PRECAUTIONS section.

PRECAUTIONS

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Do not use this product

Ask a doctor before use if you have

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • cough or nasal congestion persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash, or persistent headache.
  • A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition.
    new symptoms occur

If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control
Center right away.

Overdosage & Contraindications

OVERDOSE

No information provided.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

No information provided.

Clinical Pharmacology

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

No information provided.

Medication Guide

PATIENT INFORMATION

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Do not use this product

Ask a doctor before use if you have

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • cough or nasal congestion persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash, or persistent headache.
  • A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition.
    new symptoms occur

If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control
Center right away.

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