Organidin NR Side Effects
Generic name: guaifenesin
Note: This document contains side effect information about guaifenesin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Organidin NR.
Some side effects of Organidin NR may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to guaifenesin: oral capsule, oral capsule extended release, oral granule, oral liquid, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking guaifenesin (the active ingredient contained in Organidin NR) hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Less serious side effects of guaifenesin may include:
dizziness or headache,
a rash, or
nausea, vomiting, or stomach upset.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to guaifenesin: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral capsule extended release, oral granule, oral liquid, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release
Guaifenesin (the active ingredient contained in Organidin NR) has been generally well tolerated.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included stomach upset and vomiting with higher than recommended doses. Doses recommended for expectoration have rarely been associated with gastrointestinal upset.
Nervous system side effects have occasionally included dizziness and headache.
Dermatologic side effects have included rare reports of rash.
Hypersensitivity side effects have included a report of an anaphylactic reaction.
More Organidin NR resources
- Organidin NR Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Organidin NR immediate-release capsules MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Allfen MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Allfen Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Guaifenesin Monograph (AHFS DI)
- Guaifenesin NR Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Mucinex Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Mucinex Consumer Overview
- Mucinex sustained-release tablets MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Tussin Consumer Overview
- guaifenesin granules MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
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