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can you overdose on mucinex dm

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
OD?: Accidentally or otherwise, please have someone take u to the er.

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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
No: You should be fine. That is the max dosage recommended per day. I just wouldnt take any more today.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a problem: This will cause no harm. Continue your regular dose tomorrow.
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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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: The DM component is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Plain mucinex to loosen mucus is recommended for them.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Too often, too long: Mucinex DM is to be taken twice a day for only few days during peak symptoms.if you still experience cough and respiratory symptoms after 1 month it’s ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: but both are for cough, if no improvement, you better see a heathcare professional, good luck
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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. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Dextromethorphan has never been shown in studies to relieve any symptom of colds, flu, allergies, bronchitis or pneumonia, including cough, and can be ... Read More

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