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Can you take mucinex with sudafed

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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No more Sudafed: Please do not take any more pseudoephedrine. 240mg is the maximum daily dose of this drug. If you have high blood pressure, this is a dangerous drug a... Read More
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dosing: you are correct, sudafed is in mucinex (guaifenesin) d. You may feel a bit jittery or have an increase in your heart rate today. You also may have a... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Steam inhalation: Neither of these medications is likely to do you much good. You may get better relief of your symptoms with steam inhalation. Wish you good health! - ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: This is fine to take together and some companies will package these drugs together into 1 pill. The sudafed is a great decongestant and the Mucinex (... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Depends on dose: but taking both together in recommended dosages should not cause any problems.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Medication question: Both medicine contain pseudoephedrine, a decongestant. Do not take both at the same time, you will get too much. If the medicine does not help you, ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: I would advise against taking an additional medication. Nasal rinses and nasal steroids may relieve your symptoms. A virtual appointment may be schedu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
Family Medicine 36 years experience
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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Glassman
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Cold Medicines: Yes, sudafed can be taken with mucinex (guaifenesin). Sudafed is a decongestant, to help nasal congestion( stuffiness). Possible side effects include ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
No no no: You would be very shaky cut out sudafed and coffee to half.
A male asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Meds for flu symptom: Sudafed (the kind you may have to sign for at the pharmacy) helps relieve congestion by shrinking the tiny blood vessels in the nose. Not okay if you... Read More

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