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  1. 0 Guaifenesin? Just wondering,....
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    momthenRN has '15' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ICU'. From 'North Carolina'; Joined Aug '07; Posts: 74; Likes: 13.

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  4. Visit  sirI} profile page
    gwye FEN eh sin
  5. Visit  HeatherB,CST} profile page
    Siri, I agree with your pronunciation. I remember seeing a cough syrup TV ad years ago in which it was pronounced:
    I'm sure that has prompted many a mispronunciation.
  6. Visit  elkpark} profile page
    Quote from sirI
    gwye FEN eh sin
  7. Visit  GLORIAmunchkin72} profile page
    Is it possible that there is more than one way of pronouncing it? For example I've heard the med Lyrica pronounced two different ways by different experts.
  8. Visit  Elvish} profile page

    That's how I've always heard it.

    ANN-geh-na, an-GIE-na. Po-tay-to, po-tah-to.
  9. Visit  NRSKarenRN} profile page
    use our search engine above: change drop down section of allnurses to
    medline top of each page under name of drug is pronunciation


    (gwye fen' e sin)

    medlineplus drug information: guaifenesin
  10. Visit  Diary/Dairy} profile page
    Quote from Arwen_U
    ANN-geh-na, an-GIE-na. Po-tay-to, po-tah-to.
    Not to mention to MAY to, To mah to
  11. Visit  Laughs-a-lot, RN} profile page
    gwah fah nessin
  12. Visit  P_RN} profile page
    Years back when it was still Rx. It was called glyceryl guaiacolate (talk about a mouth full of sounds.

    I've called it both "gwy a Fen' a sin" and "gwy a Fe NESS' in."

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