Rescon GG Guaifenesin and Phenylephrine Hydrochloride

Get an overview of RESCON GG (guaifenesin and phenylephrine hydrochloride liquid), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in Rescon GG can be sold under different names.

Refer to the “Also Known As” section to reference different products that include the same medication as Rescon GG.

Drug Basics

Brand Name: Rescon GG



Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: LIQUID

Data Current As Of: 2018-10-07

Drug Facts

active ingredients (in each 5 ml teaspoonful)

Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg

Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg


Guaifenesin Expectorant

Phenylephrine HCl Nasal decongestant


  • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive
  • temporarily relieves nasal congestion due to:
  • temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose
  • promotes sinus drainage
  • temporarily relieves sinus congestion and pressure


Do not use if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson’s Disease), or for two weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this drug.

ask a doctor before use if you have

when using this product

do not exceed the recommended dosage

stop use & ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur.
  • cough or nasal congestion persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.

if pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

keep out of the reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


Age Dose
Adults and children over 12 years of age 2 teaspoonsful (10 mL) every 4 hours
Children 6 to under 12 years of age 1 teaspoonsful (5 mL) every 4 hours
Children 2 to under 6 years of age 1/2 teaspoonsful (2.5 mL) every 4 hours
Children under 2 years of age Ask your doctor

Do not exceed 6 doses in a 24-hour period

other information

  • store at 20°- 25°C (68°- 77°F)
  • tamper evident: do not use if foil seal under the cap is broken or missing.
  • contains less than 1 mg sodium in each 5 mL teaspoonful

inactive ingredients

artificial flavors, glycerin, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sodium citrate, sorbitol, and sugar.

questions or comments

Serious side effects may be reported to this number, call (817) 595-5820 (8 am to 5 pm CST).

also known as

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