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Promethazine Vc
(promethazine / phenylephrine)

Cheratussin Ac
(codeine / guaifenesin)

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Reviews for Promethazine Vc (promethazine / phenylephrine)
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Reviews for Cheratussin Ac (codeine / guaifenesin)
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+60% better vs. Promethazine Vc (promethazine / phenylephrine)
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+60% better vs. Promethazine Vc (promethazine / phenylephrine)
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-40% worse vs. Promethazine Vc (promethazine / phenylephrine)
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Side effects
Promethazine VCCodeine Guaifenesin

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How it works
Promethazine VCCodeine Guaifenesin
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Type of medication
Promethazine VCCodeine Guaifenesin
Available as
Promethazine VCCodeine Guaifenesin
  • Liquid
  • Liquid
Used for
Promethazine VCCodeine Guaifenesin
  • Cough Nasal Congestion
  • Cough
Risk factors for serious side effects
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Upsides and benefits
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      More about Promethazine VCSide effectsFDA package insert
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