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An expectorant drug, C10H14O4, that is used to thin mucus and sputum.

[Alteration of guaiphenesin : guai(acol) + (me)phenesin, a muscle relaxant drug (me(thyl) + phen(yl) + (an)es(thetic) + -in).]
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n guaifenesina
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Shortly before his appointment the patient ingested daily doses of regularly prescribed medications and also took half a pill of the tranquilizer Ativan and multiple doses of Guiatuss AC, a cough medication containing alcohol and Codeine, prescribed to treat a previous respiratory illness.