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Safeway Mucus Relief Pe

(Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

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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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
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Side effects for Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

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These are side effects of Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) reported to the FDA by people taking it, and by doctors and pharmacists.

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What to expect when you take Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

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Tips from our pharmacists
  • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) because liquid helps break down mucus.
  • Phenylephrine, the decongestant, can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime.
  • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take. Don't take more than the recommended dose.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms don't improve in a few days, or if you have a really bad sore throat with a fever, headache, nausea, or vomiting.

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.

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Tips from pharmacists and people taking Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

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