Guaifenesin

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Scientific Name: Guaifenesin
Brand Name: Broncotron, Bronkaid, Cheracol D, Cheratussin, Cheratussin Dac, Codar Gf, DM, Deconex, Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion DM, Despec Reformulated Jun 2008, Diabetic Tussin DM, Diabetic Tussin EX, Diphen, Entex Lq, Entex T, G-zyncof, Gilphex, M-clear Wc, Mar-cof Cg, Mucinex, Mucinex Children’s Cough, Mucinex Cough, Mucinex D, Mucinex DM, Mucinex Stuffy Nose & Cold, Ninjacof Xg, Obredon, Pediacare Children’s Cough and Congestion, Primatene, Refenesen, Refenesen PE, Rescon-GG, Robafen, Robafen DM, Robitussin AC, Robitussin Chest Congestion, Robitussin Cough & Congestion, Robitussin Maximum Strength Cough Plus Chest Congestion DM, Safetussin DM, Scot-tussin, Scot-tussin DM, Siltussin, Tusnel C, Tusnel Diabetic
Company Owner: Reckitt benckiser inc
Mechanism Of Action Although the exact mechanism of action of guaifenesin may not yet be formally or totally elucidated, it is believed that expectorants like guaifenesin function by increasing mucus secretion
Description of the Drug: Guaifenesin is an expectorant commonly found in OTC products for the symptomatic relief from congested chests and coughs associated with cold, bronchitis, and/or other breathing illnesses.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00874