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can you take mucinex with sudafed

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
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

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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on dose: but taking both together in recommended dosages should not cause any problems.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
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
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Glassman
25 years experience Family Medicine
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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No no no: You would be very shaky cut out sudafed and coffee to half.
A male asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
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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