User Reviews for Entex LA
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|Cough and Nasal Congestion||3 reviews||1132 medications|
|Sinus Symptoms||5 reviews||328 medications|
|Summary of Entex LA reviews||10.0||8 reviews|
Reviews for Entex LA
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "If you look up the drug, the generic forms are available over the counter or OTC, like "pseudoephedrine" which is Sudafed as most of us know it. And for Entex LA (Guaifenesin and Phenylephrine) which is Musinex PE. Phenylyphrine is not as good as Sudafed. Luckily each of these come just by themselves, and you can take it accordingly based on your symptoms. It is interesting because as a kid I had chronic congestion, and ear infections due to the congestion. (Parents were smokers) and entex was the only thing that helped. Now I have 6 children, 4 are adults now, with 2-8 year old twins, and I was hoping they could have this when they have had serious colds with congestion, but it was not available. My husband is an anesthesiologist, and he broke it down for me. The reason why Entex not longer produced is because they can't make money on it due the generic version being available now, plus is now OTC."
Lisa (taken for less than 1 month) March 2, 2018
2 users found this comment helpful.
For Sinus Symptoms "Not sure why this is discontinued, works awesome, it's the only drug (including prescribed) that seems to help my sinuses."
Vascool February 2, 2018
1 users found this comment helpful.
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "Love this. It's the only thing that works for me when I am sick with a cold. It lets me get the sleep I need. It's still available in Canada."
Anonymous August 19, 2012
8 users found this comment helpful.
For Sinus Symptoms "I had sinus problems several times per year (Spring/Fall) for years and everything made me groggy. I could barely walk. Then the doctor started me on Entex LA and my sinus problems no longer caused major problems."
Anonymous January 1, 2012
9 users found this comment helpful.
For Sinus Symptoms "I'm almost 43 and have had the worst allergies all my life. My medical records literally say "allergic to the world" Mostly suffering from sinus headaches and itching. I've tried EVERY medicine a doctor can prescribe. I did the shot thing in my teens. And when I was at the end of my rope with suffering when my doctor in Vermont said let's try this one last medicine. She told me it will totally work or do nothing. IT WORKED with no side effects and after two years of two pills a day, I was down to one pill most days. PLEASE bring Entex LA back. It would change my life. I now take so many over the counter pills and eyedrops. This medicine was like a miracle medicine to a person suffering with allergies all their life."
Yankee Chick March 9, 2011
18 users found this comment helpful.
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "I am also extremely frustrated by the fact that Entex LA was removed as a medicine of choice (because it worked!) for those of us with congestion who have found that no other medication works. I took one tablet a day during allergy season for about 2 years, and then ended up taking one tablet a day year-round for the next 14 years. I had my life back. Four years later, I am still trying to find something to replace it. I went to the SW (Phoenix) for 12 days in Feb.2008 (while it was raining here in the Northwest), and all my symptoms disappeared - overnight. It was the most wonderful feeling. When it did rain for a couple of days in Phoenix, though, I was just as miserable as I had been at home. Is mold the problem?"
Anonymous January 13, 2011
7 users found this comment helpful.
For Sinus Symptoms "Love it."
Allergy Sufferer April 23, 2009
7 users found this comment helpful.
For Sinus Symptoms "I get sinus headaches when it rains, when it's extremely humid or when it's extremely cold. Entex LA would get rid of the headache within a couple of hours. I am told that they can not sell Entex LA in the US any more since the FDA banned it. This is the only thing that would work for me. I would love to have this drug back on the market. The pharmacist told me that many of her customers were frustrated when it was taken off the market."
Freas December 17, 2008
17 users found this comment helpful.
More about Entex LA (guaifenesin / phenylephrine)
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- Drug class: upper respiratory combinations
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