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ACTIFED MENTHOL

Found in: Lithuania

Active ingredients

#
Active Ingredient
Description
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Guaifenesin

Guaifenesin is an expectorant the action of which promotes or facilitates the removal of secretions from the respiratory tract. The precise mechanism of action of guaifenesin is not known; however, it is thought to act as an expectorant by increasing the volume and reducing the viscosity of secretions in the trachea and bronchi. In turn, this may increase the efficiency of the cough reflex and facilitate removal of the secretions. Guaifenesin is over-the-counter drug for the treatment of cough and common cold.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
R05CA03
Guaifenesin
R Respiratory system → R05 Cough and cold preparations → R05C Expectorants, excl. combinations with cough suppressants → R05CA Expectorants

Identifiers

Authority
Identifier(s)
Valstybinė vaistų kontrolės tarnyba (LT)
Identifier(s): 1059660