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children s mucinex dosage

A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
See the calculation: Hi Amanda, Take your child's weight in kilograms, multiply it by 12, then divide it by 6. That's how many milligrams of the guaifensin is recommende ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Should be ok: This is one reason the government advises against using cough and cold medicines in young children. The benefits are small, and sometimes kids get too ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually: For average sized adult, yes. 600-1200mg twice daily with lots of fluids is the prescription strength.
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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Max dose is 1200mg/d: The dosage is based on mg/day and given in divided dosage of mg/4hours to a maximum of 1200mg/24hours. It is not dosed by weight.
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Please rephrase: Your question is unintelligible. Nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain are all recognized side-effects of mucinex (guaifenesin)
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Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
You : You should not give your 4 year old son Codeine for two reasons: - first of all, Codeine does have an expiration date. It the medication was given t ... Read More
A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Nasal saline: Zarbees contains honey and this is often soothing and lessens cough. Nasal saline rinses may be as effective. Avoiding multiple over the counter medic ... Read More
A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better avoid: Cold remedies with an antihistaminic included as diphenhydramine, which is the case with mucinex night time for children, if your child is on risperid ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes: You can use both together.
A male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
No interaction: Ibuprofen can be used to treat fever if your child is very uncomfortable; not every fever needs treating (even high fever if your child looks well). ... Read More

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