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can i take robitussin dm and lexapro

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Theraflu contains two of the same ingredients as robitussin- guaifenisin and dextromethorphan and a two hour interval is not an appropriate dosing int ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Catanzaro
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: but check the tylenol dosing and do not exceed 2 grams daily
A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
NO INTERACTIONS: No documented interactions. Monitor your response to adding Cough syrup.
A 89-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
BP: Yes, it should cause you no problem
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
No problems: In recommended doses, this combination should pose no problems.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Caution: you better try the plain mucinex though, as the 'D' part, pseudoephedrine may interact with promethazine. or don't take them at the same time good th ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
No interactions: between this 2 drugs .
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A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
NyQuil: NyQuil contains antihistamines, acetaminophen, a cough suppressant and alcohol. Promethazine is an antihistamine used to relieve vomiting and motion ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Mucinex-dm do not contain sudafed, then it will be safe to take it if you do not have high blood pressure.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: It is safe to take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and Diphenhydramine at the same time.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There is no interaction between the two drugs.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
There is interaction: Taking promethazine with lexapro can increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm that can be serious and life threatening
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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
A female asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
35 years experience Family Medicine
Mucinex (guaifenesin) and Sudafed: Yes. they are not in the same family. Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM will help thin the secretions and DM will help cough. Sedated is a Decongestant, You mu ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes : Those are all safe and compatible to take together.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: The mixing of the two will have you taking too much dm or dextromethorifan.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Aleve is a NSAID or antiinflammatory, Mucinex is high dose Robitussin or Guaifenesin which is a mucolytic, and nyquil will have Benadryl (diphenhydram ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Dayquil/Lexapro: Besides some stomach upset/headaches, combination is safe, as long as prescribed & monitore by physician.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Yes, carefully: This shouldn't be a problem but evening may be a good time to try so if it causes sleepiness you won't be as affected.
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, but: be careful when using Virtussin AC as it contains codeine, don't exceed the prescribed dose and don't take it with CNS suppressants or alcohol, best w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely: Acetaminophen does not interact with the meds you listed, so as long as you don't have liver disease I don't see why you can't take it! Hope you feel ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Ineffective: What is the duration of cough? If more than 2-3 weeks, have you seen a doctor? Guaifenesin which is the main ingredient in different combinations of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Medician Question: This combination could make you very sleepy so be careful - in some cases there could be serious consequenses. See your doctor for more definitive tre ... Read More
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