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Entex T

Generic name: guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine (gwye-FENce-sin

drug class: upper respiratory combinations)

What is Entex T?

Entex T is a mix of guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine. Guaifenesin can be used as an expectorant. It assists in easing congestion from the throat and chest, which makes it easier to cough by mouth.Pseudoephedrine, a decongestant, reduces blood vessels in those nasal passageways. Blood vessels that are dilated can cause the nasal passages to become congested (stuffy nostrils).Entex T tablets treat nasal stuffiness as well as nasal congestion and also ease chest congestion that is caused by a commonly occurring cold or flu, hay fever, or allergy to the upper airways (allergic rhinitis).

Side effects of Entex T

Take immediate medical attention. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, Entex T. These include hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and throat.

Stop using this medicine immediately and contact your doctor immediately in the event that you are suffering from:

  • Fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat;
  • Extreme anxiety or a sense of nervousness.

The most common Entex T side effects may include:

  • Dry nose, mouth, or throat;
  • An upset stomach and loss of appetite; nausea;
  • Getting excited or feeling anxious (especially when it is a child);
  • Sleep problems (insomnia);
  • Headache, dizziness

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. Report any side effects directly to the FDA by calling them at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Don't give Entex T to a child less than six years old. Always consult with a doctor prior to giving a cold or cough medicine to children. Death can occur because of the improper use of cold and cough medicines in children who are very young.

Prior to using this drug

You shouldn't make use of Entex T if you are sensitive to pseudoephedrine or guaifenesin.Do not take Entex T if you have previously taken an MAO inhibitor in the last 14 days. A risky drug interaction may occur. MAO inhibitors are isocarboxazid linezolid, phenelzine and rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and selegiline.

Talk to a pharmacist or doctor about whether it is safe to take Entex T if you have:

  • High blood pressure, heart disease, and coronary artery diseases
  • Diabetes;
  • Problems with circulation;
  • Glaucoma;
  • Excessively active thyroid
  • Prostate enlargement or urinary problems.

It is not clear whether guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine can cause harm to the unborn baby. Do not take Entex T without medical advice, in case you are expecting.

Guaifenesin as well as pseudoephedrine could get through breastmilk and cause harm to a nursing infant. Decongestants can also affect the production of breast milk. Do not take this medication without medical advice when you are breastfeeding babies.Artificially sweetened liquid medications could contain phenylalanine. Make sure to check the label on your medication for the presence of the condition known as phenylketonuria (PKU).

How do I take Entex T?

Utilize Entex T tablets exactly as indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. Avoid using larger than smaller quantities or for longer periods than suggested. Cold or cough medicine is typically taken for a short period of time until the symptoms subside.Don't offer Entex T to a child who is younger than Always consult with a doctor prior to giving cold or cough medicine to children. Death can occur because of the improper use of cold or cough medicines, especially in infants.Measure the amount of liquid medicine using the dosing syringe that comes with it or using a dosing spoon or a medicine cup. If you don't have a device for measuring doses, request one from your pharmacist. one.Don't crush, chew, or break an extended-release capsule. Take it in whole.The tablet that you chew must be chewed prior to swallowing it.Drink plenty of fluids to alleviate congestion and to lubricate your throat while taking this medication.Consult your doctor if symptoms don't get better after seven weeks of therapy or if you are suffering from a fever, headache, cough, or skin rash.Place it in a cool, dry place far from heat and moisture.

Info on dosage

The Entex T tablet has a guaifenesin dosage of 375 mg as well as pseudo.

Usual Adult Dose for Cough and Nasal Congestion:
Adults and children 12 years old and older: 1 tablet per 4 to 6-hour period, but not exceeding 4 tablets in 24 hours.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cough and Nasal Congestion:
Children ranging from 6 to 12 years old take 1 tablet every 4 to 6 hours and not more than 2 tablets per 24 hours.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Because Entex T is taken when required, you might not be following a dose schedule. If you're taking the medication frequently, make sure to take the dose missed as soon as you recall. Don't miss any missed doses if you are close to the time of the next dose. Do not take extra medication in an attempt to make up for a missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Avoid this

The medication could affect your ability to think or react. Be cautious if you drive or engage in any activity that requires you to stay vigilant.Drinking alcohol while using Entex T can cause side effects.Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to taking any other cold, cough, or allergy medicine. Guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine can be found in a variety of combination medications. Combining certain medications could result in you taking too much of a particular medication.

Interaction with other drug

Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to taking Entex T if you are using other drugs that include prescription or over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal products. Certain medicines may cause undesirable or harmful effects when taken together. Some interactions may not be included in this guideline for medications.If you take this medicine in conjunction with other medications that cause you to sleep or cause breathing problems, it can increase the severity of these effects. Talk to your doctor prior to using Entex T with a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medication such as muscle relaxers, or medicines to treat anxiety, depression, and seizures.