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Siltussin DAS

Generic name: guaifenesin [gwye-FEN-e-sin]
The brand names are: Allfen, Bidex-400, and Diabetic Tussin Chest Congestion. Fenesin IR Geri-Tussin Expectorant… Show the 25 brands.
Drug class: Expectorants

What is Siltussin DAS?

Siltussin DAS can be used to treat chest congestion that is caused by the typical flu or chronic bronchitis.Siltussin DAS can help ease congestion in your throat, chest, and throat, making it easier for you to exhale with your mouth.

There are a variety of kinds and brands of guaifenesin available. There aren't all the brands mentioned in this leaflet.Siltussin DAS may also be used for reasons not mentioned in this guideline.

Side effects of Siltussin DAS

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing warning signs of an allergic response, such as hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Common adverse effects of Siltussin DAS could include:

  • Nausea;
  • Vomiting.

This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Consult a physician or pharmacist before taking Siltussin DAS if you have medical issues, take other medicines, or are breastfeeding or pregnant.

Prior to use this drug

It is not recommended to make use of Siltussin DAS if you are allergic to it.Consult a pharmacist or doctor to determine if it is safe to take this medication in the event of any other medical ailments.Consult your doctor prior to taking this medicine if you are expectingit is not recommended to breastfeed during the use of Siltussin DAS.

How to take Siltussin DAS?

Follow the directions on the label or as directed by your physician. Cough or cough medication is meant for short-term use only until symptoms improve.Always adhere to the directions on the medication label regarding administering cold or cough medication to children. Don't use the medicine solely to induce sleepiness in a child. Death can occur through the use of cold or cough medicine in children who are very young.

Make sure to measure the liquid medicine with care. Make use of the syringe for dosing or a dose-measuring device (not an ordinary spoon).To take Siltussin DAS powder, simply pour the entire package onto your tongue and take a bite without chewing.Consult your doctor if symptoms don't improve after 7 days or if you suffer from symptoms such as a high fever, rash, or headaches.

Siltussin DAS may alter the results of certain medical tests. Inform any physician who treats you that you're taking Siltussin DAS.Keep it at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Avoid freezing.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Because cold or cough medicine is taken when required, you might not be on a regular dosing schedule. Do not miss any doses in the event that it's nearing the time to take the next dose. Do not take two doses in one go.

What happens if I overdose?

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

What should be avoided?

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist prior to using any other cold or cough medicines that may have similar components.Avoid driving and other hazardous activities until you are aware of the effects of Siltussin DAS on your health. The way you react could be impaired.

Interaction with other drugs

Do not take this medication in conjunction with other drugs that may create the feeling of drowsiness or slow breathing (such as opioids as well as a muscle relaxer or medicines to treat anxiety as well as seizures). Consult a physician or pharmacist before taking any other medications, such as prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. There are many possible interactions between drugs that are included in this drug guide.