Maxiphen

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



Maxiphen Overview

Guaifenesin, sold under the brand name Mucinex, among others,[3] is a medication used as an expectorant, intended to help cough out phlegm from the airways.[3] Chemically it is an ether of guaiacol and glycerine. It is unclear if it decreases coughing.[3] Use is not recommended in children less than 6 years old.[4] It is often used in combination with other medications.[3] It is taken by mouth.[3] ...

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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)

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

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