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Drug information on Barkeit (Guaifenesin) from Uni Sankyo Ltd.

Barkeit

  Tablet  
Uni Sankyo Ltd.
Generic : Guaifenesin
 30.00
200mg
6 Tablets

Drug Name : Guaifenesin

Guaifenesin(Barkeit Tab) generic Barkeit 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.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Barkeit may be prescribed


Side effects of Barkeit

  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 Barkeit?

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

When is Barkeit not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Barkeit

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 Barkeit

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

Storage Conditions for Barkeit

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



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