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can I take mucinex and nyquil together

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Dr. Inocencio Candelaria
16 years experience Family Medicine
Together can be okay: just remember that they have similar ingredients, you are taking the same thing essentially, talk to your doctor for more information, I am available ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Should be OK.: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is an expectorant called guanefesin while nyquil is a combination of pain reliever, cough suppressant, antihistamine/hypnotic, a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
OTC Interaction: Combination of Mucinex (guaifenesin) D and NyQuil should be tolerated at regular doses as significant drug interactions are unlikey. Combination with ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mucinex (guaifenesin): Will not keep you up, but sudafed may. They are okay to take together. Nyquil may be better if you do not want to stay up and is okay to take with an ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes safe, but : Which nyquil? Read the labels carefully and don't exceed recommended dose for either, best wishes
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Nyquil contains acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and doxylamine. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is guafenesin. They can be taken together.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: If there is a fever for more than 2-3 days, please see your PCP for evaluation of sinusitis. Otherwise, I would advise nasal saline rinses.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Madasu
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Most of the nyquil preparations do not have something to thin the mucus. The Mucinex (guaifenesin) can accomplish this.
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharmacist: Mucinex (guaifenesin) loosens phlegm while nyquil quiets hacking cough and the combination should be ok to take. Your pharmacist who is quite familiar ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No adverse interactions exist. There are certainly better options if using these for your chronic allergies, but ok for short term relief.

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