ExeTuss Side Effects
Generic Name: guaifenesin / phenylephrine
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of guaifenesin / phenylephrine. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name ExeTuss.
For the Consumer
Applies to guaifenesin / phenylephrine: controlled-release tablets, liquid, solution, suspension, sustained-release capsules, sustained-release tablets (12 hour), syrup, tablets
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking guaifenesin / phenylephrine:
Dizziness; excitability; headache; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; weakness.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; tremor.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to guaifenesin / phenylephrine: oral capsule, oral capsule extended release, oral drops, oral liquid, oral suspension, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release
Cardiovascular side effects have included tachycardia, palpitations, arrhythmias, and cardiovascular collapse with hypotension.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included central nervous system depression, tremor, headache, dizziness, restlessness, insomnia, and convulsions.[Ref]
Psychiatric side effects have included fear, nervousness, anxiety, and hallucinations.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea and vomiting.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included breathing difficulty.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects have included dysuria.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included pallor.[Ref]
General side effects have included weakness.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Duratuss GP (guaifenesin-phenylephrine)." Victory Pharma, San Diego, CA.
2. "Product Information. Duratuss (guaifenesin-phenylephrine)." Victory Pharma, San Diego, CA.
Not all side effects for ExeTuss may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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