Guaifenesin

by Cathy Parkes September 22, 2019

Guaifenesin

Guaifenesin is an expectorant. "Gauif" sounds like "Cough." It reduces the viscosity of secretions, making coughs more productive.

To learn more about guaifenesin and other respiratory medications, check out part 4 of our pharmacology video series on respiratory medications.



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