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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No but: Each one has a version with the letter "d" attached. These are kept by the pharmacist and don't require a prescription but you must ask for them. For ... Read More

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A 11-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See allergist. : She likely has a viral infection which often triggers asthma attacks. However one cannot rule out whooping cough. See your doctor soon if she gets ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: that shouldn't be a problem. if the symptoms worsen, then see your doctor feel better soon
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Cough: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea w a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea w 2 tsp of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No. IUI is better: It has been thought that it may thin the cervical mucus but there is no scientific evidence that it helps increase fertility. Cervical mucus problems ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be Viral or...: Go see your doctor. He/she needs to listen to your chest and lungs, possibly culture your throat, and possible give you an inhaler treatment or antib ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See MD: See MD or ER. There are a variety of causes. Some benign, some serious.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Mucinex (guaifenesin) helps to decrease mucus & cough.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Prescription only...: There are no over the counter cough syrups containing codeine. You need a prescription from a doctor for a cough med with Codeine in it.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Robitussin (guaifenesin): The Robitussin people make a great line of products. They very clearly spell out what is in each cough syrup. There are only a few ingredients to choo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Golbert
58 years experience in Allergy
Yes: The doses necessary are toxic. Do not do it.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: In first and 2nd trimester no medicine is safe better not even in 3rd trimester.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Cough and antibiotic: There can be a lot of reasons for a cough. Since you are not a smoker the most likely is that this is indeed an infection. Your doctor will try to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Not a cure: You're treating a symptom only with Robitussin (guaifenesin) or any other "cough medication". The only "cure" is to treat the cause of the cough.
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Not equivalent: but dextromethorphan in adequate dosage has cough suppressant activity equivalent to codeine.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: A bacterial infection may be the cause, and I think your PCP can consider a work up for pertussis. There are many causes, including asthma, reflux, an ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pneumonia: You have acute pneumonia or bacterial bronchitis and you need urgent medical attention. You also list no medical history of any conditions or medicati ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes....: This is a prescription medicine and will have a pharmacy label on it. On the pharmacy label, it will have the expiration date. It is usually around 1 ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Why do you ask?: Are you considering an over-dose? If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or re ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chester Mellies
60 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Delsym (dextromethorphan): Try pediatric delsym (dextromethorphan) available otc. It tastes good and is twice a day.
A female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
It depends: Upon what is cough due to. Is it just allergy? Asthma? From smoking? Infection causing Bronchitis? Pneumonia? And also upon what did you try OTC. W ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Relief: It may give relief, but never a cure.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Potentially: Any sort of drug abuse can lower fertility, sperm count and testosterone levels in males. If you're asking about females, check w/your doctor.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Shapiro
34 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
No..: Cough drops are not a healthy way to suppress your appetite. To manage your appetite in a healthy way, check out this list of the top 10 natural appe ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Klein
16 years experience in Cardiology
Yea: There is an entity called cough syncope where the coughing causes elevated pressure on the right side of your heart and causes a low heart rate respon ... Read More
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