Maxiphen

Active Ingredient(s): Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold



Maxiphen Overview

Guaifenesin, also known as guaiphenesin or glyceryl guaiacolate,[2] is an expectorant medication sold over the counter and usually taken by mouth to assist the bringing up (expectoration) of phlegm from the airways in acute respiratory tract infections. Contents 1 Medical use 2 Side-effects 3 Mechanism of action 4 History 5 Availability 6 Veterinary use 7 Past research 8 See also 9 References 10 External links Medical use Guaifenesin is used to control cough and is so...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guaifenesin

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Compare Maxiphen Musinex

compare use and effectiveness of maxiphen & musinex ## It really depends on the brand of Mucinex you get, because some packages contain Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine; while the standard brand of Maxiphen already contains both of these. I think the standard Mucinex only contains Guaifenesin from what I can tell (there are many different variations of Mucinex/D/DM/DM For Kids/etc). Some also contain a different combination of Guaifenesin + Dextromethorphan (kids version). That said, there are no differences between these two medications, since they both "can" contain the same active ingredient(s) depending on which one you choose. It may just come down to personal preference when trying to decide which one works best for you. If you follow the link below and scroll towards the b...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine
  • Capsule: 200mg + 7.5mg, 300mg + 10mg, 400mg + 15mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 200mg + 7.5mg, 300mg + 10mg, 375mg + 20mg, 400mg + 15mg, 400mg + 30mg
  • Liquid: 100mg/5ml + 5mg/5ml, 100mg/5ml + 7.5mg/5ml
  • Solution: 100mg/5ml + 7.5mg/5ml
  • Suspension: 100mg/5ml + 5mg/5ml
  • Syrup: 100mg/5ml + 7.5mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 1200mg + 30mg, 1200mg + 40mg, 200mg + 25mg, 550mg + 8.5mg, 600mg + 30mg, 600mg + 40mg, 800mg + 20mg, 900mg + 30mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 1200mg + 25mg, 1200mg + 40mg, 275mg + 25mg, 300mg + 20mg, 400mg + 75mg, 600mg + 10mg, 600mg + 15mg, 600mg + 20mg, 600mg + 25mg, 600mg + 30mg, 600mg + 40mg, 650mg + 25mg, 800mg + 25mg, 835mg + 25mg, 900mg + 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Maxiphen: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 58605-422 Maxiphen (Guaifenesin 400 mg / Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 10 mg) Oral Tablet Reformulated Jul 2008 by Mcr American Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Drugs with one or more similar ingredients: (366 results)

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compare use and effectiveness of maxiphen & musinex ## It really depends on the brand of Mucinex you get, because so... 1 reply
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for cold and cough ## The drug Maxiphen contains Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine... 1 reply
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large white pill with a score on one side and on the otherside maxiphen dm is printed ## This was given to be as a sampl... 1 reply
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