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These medications are comparable to Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) or used for similar purposes.

Safeway Mucus Relief Pe
(Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf
(Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine)

Mucinex D
(Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine)

Mucinex
(Guaifenesin)

Robitussin
(Guaifenesin)

Mucinex Dm
(Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin)

Robitussin Dm
(Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan)

Mucinex Dm
(Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin)

Delsym
(Dextromethorphan)

Breaks up mucus and relieves congestion. Safeway Mucus Relief Pe (Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is good for treating cold and congestion symptoms, but it won't relieve coughing.Relieves cold symptoms. Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is okay for loosening congestion in your throat and sinuses, but it could prevent you from coughing the mucus up.Breaks up mucus and relieves congestion. Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) is good if you have a stuffy nose and a cough with mucus, but it could keep you up at night.Breaks up mucus that causes cough. Mucinex (Guaifenesin) is a useful medicine for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, and it lasts longer than other guaifenesin products.Breaks up mucus that causes cough. Robitussin (Guaifenesin) is a useful medicine for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, but it doesn't last as long as other guaifenesin products.Breaks up mucus and relieves cough. Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) is okay for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, but it could prevent you from coughing the mucus up. It comes as an extended-release tablet and a short-acting liquid.Breaks up mucus and relieves cough. Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is okay for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, but it could prevent you from coughing the mucus up. You have to take it more often than other guaifenesin products.Breaks up mucus and relieves cough. Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) is okay for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, but it could prevent you from coughing the mucus up. It comes as an extended-release tablet and a short-acting liquid.Relieves coughing. Delsym (Dextromethorphan) is a good option for treating dry cough. It's not safe to take with MAO inhibitors though.
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Reviews for Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine)
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Reviews for Mucinex (Guaifenesin)
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Reviews for Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan)
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Reviews for Delsym (Dextromethorphan)
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Side effects
Mucus Relief PERobitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFMucinex DMucinexRobitussinMucinex DMRobitussin DMMucinex DMDelsym

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We haven’t found good data for Mucinex D side effects.

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We haven’t found good data for Mucinex DM side effects.

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How it works
Mucus Relief PERobitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFMucinex DMucinexRobitussinMucinex DMRobitussin DMMucinex DMDelsym
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.Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that treats cold symptoms. Guaifenesin breaks up mucus and phlegm. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that clears your sinuses.Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) is a combination medicine. Guaifenesin (an expectorant) breaks up and thins out mucus. Pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) clears your sinuses.Mucinex (Guaifenesin) is an expectorant. It contains guaifenesin, which thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.Robitussin (Guaifenesin) is an expectorant. It contains guaifenesin, which thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) is a combination medicine. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that breaks up and thins out mucus. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant.Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is a combination medicine. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that breaks up and thins out mucus. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant.Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) is a combination medicine. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that breaks up and thins out mucus. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant.Delsym (Dextromethorphan) is a cough suppressant.
Type of medication
Mucus Relief PERobitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFMucinex DMucinexRobitussinMucinex DMRobitussin DMMucinex DMDelsym
ExpectorantDecongestantOver-the-counter
Cough suppressantExpectorantDecongestantOver-the-counter
ExpectorantDecongestantOver-the-counter
ExpectorantOver-the-counter
ExpectorantOver-the-counter
Cough suppressantExpectorantOver-the-counter
ExpectorantCough suppressantOver-the-counter
Cough suppressantExpectorantOver-the-counter
Cough suppressantOver-the-counter
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Mucus Relief PERobitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFMucinex DMucinexRobitussinMucinex DMRobitussin DMMucinex DMDelsym
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  • Extended release
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  • Extended release
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  • Liquid extended release
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Mucus Relief PERobitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFMucinex DMucinexRobitussinMucinex DMRobitussin DMMucinex DMDelsym
Risk factors for serious side effects
Mucus Relief PERobitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFMucinex DMucinexRobitussinMucinex DMRobitussin DMMucinex DMDelsym
  • History of high blood pressure
  • Taking MAO inhibitors
    • Women of childbearing age
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    Pregnancy category
    Mucus Relief PERobitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFMucinex DMucinexRobitussinMucinex DMRobitussin DMMucinex DMDelsym
    NFDA pregnancy category (Unknown)

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    Alcohol
    No specific alcohol-related info.No specific alcohol-related info.No specific alcohol-related info.
    • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) is alcohol- and sugar-free.
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    Upsides and benefits
    Mucus Relief PERobitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFMucinex DMucinexRobitussinMucinex DMRobitussin DMMucinex DMDelsym
    • 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.
    • Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have a stuffy nose, congestion, and a cough.
    • 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.
    • Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have sinus and chest congestion.
    • Helps loosen the mucus in your airways so that you can cough it up more easily.
    • Works well to clear nasal congestion and help you breathe better.
    • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) reduces the thickness and amount of mucus in your throat and chest.
    • Lasts longer than some other products that contain guaifenesin, such as Robitussin, because it's an extended-release form.
    • It’s available at the drugstore either by itself or in combination with other medications to treat cold and flu symptoms.
    • Available in liquid and tablet forms.
    • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) is alcohol- and sugar-free.
    • Robitussin (Guaifenesin) reduces the thickness and amount of mucus in your throat and chest.
    • It’s available at the drugstore either by itself or in combination with other medications to treat cold and flu symptoms.
    • Available in multiple forms.
    • Can be used in children 12 years and older.
    • Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have chest congestion and a cough.
    • Helps loosen the mucus and phlegm that builds up in productive and wet coughs.
    • The extended release version of Mucinex DM lasts up to 12 hours.
    • Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have chest congestion and a cough.
    • Helps loosen the mucus and phlegm that builds up and causes productive, wet coughs.
    • Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have chest congestion and a cough.
    • Helps loosen the mucus and phlegm that builds up in productive and wet coughs.
    • The extended release version of Mucinex DM lasts up to 12 hours.
    • Good for treating dry cough.
    • Available in drugstores either by itself or in combination with other medications to treat cold and allergy symptoms.
    • Available as a liquid and a tablet.
    • Some products relieve cough for up to 12 hours.
    Downsides and risks
    Mucus Relief PERobitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFMucinex DMucinexRobitussinMucinex DMRobitussin DMMucinex DMDelsym
    • 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.
    • Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough without mucus or phlegm.
    • Two of the medications in this product could potentially work against each other. Guaifenesin makes mucus easier to cough up, while dextromethorphan stops you from coughing.
    • Phenylephrine doesn't last as long as other oral decongestants like pseudoephedrine.
    • You shouldn't use it if you have high blood pressure.
    • Pseudoephedrine, the decongestant in Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine), can make your heart race or make you feel anxious and restless.
    • Doesn't work as well if you use it for more than 4 days at a time.
    • Although you don't need a prescription to get Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine), you need to show a photo ID to buy it in the drugstore.
    • Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough.
    • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) is more expensive than other medications that treat congestion.
    • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough.
    • You need to drink a lot of fluids while taking this medication or it won't work as well.
    • Can cause nausea, headache, and an upset stomach.
    • Robitussin (Guaifenesin) doesn't last as long as other products that contain guaifenesin. Mucinex's extended release form lasts 12 hours and Robitussin (Guaifenesin)'s lasts 8 hours.
    • Robitussin (Guaifenesin) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough.
    • You need to drink a lot of fluids while taking this medication or it won't work as well.
    • Can cause nausea, headache, and an upset stomach.
    • Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough without mucus or phlegm.
    • The two medications in this product could potentially work against each other. Guaifenesin makes mucus easier to cough up, while dextromethorphan (the "DM" in Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin)) stops you from coughing.
    • Can cause sleepiness, dizziness, and an upset stomach.
    • Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough without mucus or phlegm.
    • The two medications in this product could potentially work against each other. Guaifenesin makes mucus easier to cough up, while dextromethorphan (the "DM" in Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan)) stops you from coughing.
    • Needs to be taken more often during the day than other products with guaifenesin, like Mucinex.
    • Can cause sleepiness, dizziness, and an upset stomach.
    • Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough without mucus or phlegm.
    • The two medications in this product could potentially work against each other. Guaifenesin makes mucus easier to cough up, while dextromethorphan (the "DM" in Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin)) stops you from coughing.
    • Can cause sleepiness, dizziness, and an upset stomach.
    • Can't take dextromethorphan if you're taking MAO inhibitors (drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease, depression, and other emotional conditions). If taken together, they will cause dangerously high blood pressure levels.
    • If you're taking this in combination with other cold and allergy medications, you should read labels closely to make sure you're not accidentally taking too much of a single ingredient.
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    Mucus Relief PERobitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CFMucinex DMucinexRobitussinMucinex DMRobitussin DMMucinex DMDelsym
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Cf (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin / Phenylephrine) because liquid helps break down mucus.
    • Cough suppressant starts working in 15 to 30 minutes.
    • Phenylephrine, the decongestant, can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime.
    • 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.
    • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) because liquid helps break down mucus.
    • You need to show an ID to buy Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) in the drugstore because it contains pseudoephedrine.
    • Don't take Mucinex D (Guaifenesin / Pseudoephedrine) too close to bedtime since it can keep you awake.
    • Can cause an irregular or fast heartbeat, and can raise your blood pressure.
    • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Mucinex (Guaifenesin) because liquid helps break down mucus.
    • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) only works for coughs with mucus, so don't use it if you have a dry cough.
    • Steam from a humidifier, cool mist vaporizer, or hot shower can also help add moisture to your airways.
    • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take.
    • Robitussin (Guaifenesin) only works for coughs with mucus, so don't use it if you have a dry cough.
    • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Robitussin (Guaifenesin) because liquid helps break down mucus.
    • Steam from a humidifier, cool mist vaporizer, or hot shower can also help add moisture to your airways.
    • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take.
    • Cough suppressant starts working in 15 to 30 minutes.
    • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) because liquid helps break down mucus.
    • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) because liquid helps break down mucus.
    • Cough suppressant starts working in 15 to 30 minutes.
    • Cough suppressant starts working in 15 to 30 minutes.
    • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) because liquid helps break down mucus.
    • Cough suppressant starts working in 15 to 30 minutes.
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