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  1. 0 Guaifenesin? Just wondering,....
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  3. Visit  momthenRN} profile page

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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
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    gwye FEN eh sin
  5. Visit  HeatherB,CST} profile page
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    Siri, I agree with your pronunciation. I remember seeing a cough syrup TV ad years ago in which it was pronounced:
    gwy'-ah-fin-EH-sin.
    I'm sure that has prompted many a mispronunciation.
  6. Visit  elkpark} profile page
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    Quote from sirI
    gwye FEN eh sin
    Ditto
  7. Visit  GLORIAmunchkin72} profile page
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    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
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    gwye-FEH-neh-sin

    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
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    use our search engine above: change drop down section of allnurses to
    medline drugs....at top of each page under name of drug is pronunciation

    guaifenesin

    (gwye fen' e sin)

    medlineplus drug information: guaifenesin
  10. Visit  Diary/Dairy} profile page
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    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
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    gwah fah nessin
  12. Visit  P_RN} profile page
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    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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