Over-the-counterLower-cost generic availableClass: Respiratory

Safeway Mucus Relief Pe 

(guaifenesin / phenylephrine)

Over-the-counterLower-cost generic availableClass: Respiratory
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Breaks up mucus and relieves congestion.

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Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is good for treating cold and congestion symptoms, but it won't relieve coughing.

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Upsides

  • Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold and congestion symptoms. It's good to use if you have a stuffy nose and congestion.
  • Helps loosen the mucus and phlegm that builds up in productive and wet coughs.
  • The decongestant (phenylephrine) has fewer side effects than other decongestants like pseudoephedrine. It doesn't raise your blood pressure and heart rate as much, or cause as much trouble falling asleep.

Downsides

  • Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) doesn't stop coughing.
  • Phenylephrine doesn't last as long as other oral decongestants like pseudoephedrine.
  • You shouldn't use it if you have high blood pressure.
How it works

Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that treats cold and congestion symptoms. Guaifenesin breaks up mucus and phlegm. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that clears your sinuses.

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Risks and Warnings for Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (guaifenesin / phenylephrine)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • History of high blood pressure
    • Taking MAO inhibitors

    People taking Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) and MAO inhibitors together, or up to 14 days apart from each other, can experience very high blood pressure that can cause headaches and strokes. MAOI drugs are used to treat Parkinson's disease, depression, and other emotional conditions. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you're taking MAO inhibitors and still want to use a cough medicine.

Common concerns from people taking Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (guaifenesin / phenylephrine)

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