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2014-05-08 08:33:14

IRVING, Texas, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Glyceryl guaiacolate ether (GGE) is unlikely to make it easier to cough up phlegm when delivered in the recommended dose. GGE is approved by the FDA as an over-the-counter expectorant and is the active ingredient in Mucinex extended-release and many other cold remedies on the market. The study was published in the May 2014 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE, a journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care. A total of 295 subjects...

2011-08-08 13:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians who live, work or attend school within a 10-mile radius of the state's five nuclear power plants can get free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets from the state Department of Health on Aug. 11. When taken as directed, KI helps protect the thyroid gland against harmful radioactive iodine that may be released during a radiological emergency. Because not all radiological releases involve radioactive iodine, no one should...

2008-08-28 03:00:19

By Anonymous Authorities in the United Kingdom have removed six cough medicines from their pharmacies and moved about 100 other products to "behind the counter" until their labeling is changed to state they are not for children under two years of age. The alert concerns 12 active ingrethents: brompheniramine, chlor phenamine, dextromethorphan, diphenhydramine, ephedrine, guaifenesin, ipecacuanha, phenylephrine, pholcodine, pseudoephedrine, oxymetazoline, and xylometazoline. There have...

2007-07-23 09:11:09

CHESTER, N.J., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that both Mucinex(R) (600 mg guaifenesin extended-release bi-layer tablets) and Delsym(R) (dextromethorphan polistirex) brands ranked No. 1 in their respective over-the-counter (OTC) therapeutic categories, in the recently published Pharmacy Times 2007 OTC Survey of Pharmacist Recommendations. According to Pharmacy Times, pharmacists make more than 15 million recommendations every month in...


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