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can you take mucinex if you have glaucoma

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Maybe: As long as you don't have untreated high risk narrow angle glaucoma, then other the counter meds warning about glaucoma should be ok. Mucinex (guaife ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Mucinex (guaifenesin) has: Pseudo Ephedrine in it which can cause a narrow angle glaucoma episode. If the type a glaucoma is not narrow angle then Mucinex (guaifenesin) is ok t ... Read More
A 78-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Mucinex: Often medications are held from midnight on of the day of procedure. Anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents may need to be held days before. Mucinex ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: yes
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
What for?: What are you trying to treat? It generally is not a good idea to take multiple medications, including over the counter ones.
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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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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 female asked:
Dr. James Wells
43 years experience Psychiatry
Should be fine.: I can think of no reason why it should be a problem taking Mucinex while also taking Ambien (zolpidem) for insomnia.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Mucinex D tablets contain a combination of guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine. You can safely add Aleve or other NSAID safely.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Mucinex is a relatively simple OTC medication.

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