A .G.T is an expectorant, prescribed for chest congestion. It promotes lower respiratory tract drainage by thinning the mucus in the air passages to make it easier to cough up the mucus and clear the airways.  

Drug information on A .G.T (Guaifenesin) from Jpee Drugs

A .G.T

Jpee Drugs
Generic : Guaifenesin
100 ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which A .G.T may be prescribed

Acute Bronchitis
Common Cold
Respiratory Diseases

Side effects of A .G.T

  Central Nervous System: Dizziness and headache.

  Skin: Rash and hives.

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea and vomiting.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose is 200 to 400 mg 4 hourly. Max: 2.4 g/day.

How to use A .G.T?

It comes as tablets, capsules, granules and syrup, to take orally with or without food as directed by your physician.

When is A .G.T not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for A .G.T

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of persistent cough e.g. occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema, cough accompanied by excessive secretions, cough with a fever, rash or persistent headache, pregnancy, lactation, porphyria.

Other Precautions for A .G.T

Avoid abrupt withdrawal, otherwise excessive elevations in blood pressure and symptoms such as nervousness, headache and confusion may occur.

Storage Conditions for A .G.T

Store it in room temperature and in airtight container. Keep away from children.

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