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cough syrups for dialysis patients

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Depends : Depends on the cause of cough which would be best evaluated by a physician. For cough suppression, combination of Guaifenesin and dextrometorphan or C ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
33 years experience Cardiology
None, really: Coughing is related to having fluid in the lungs. It is not going to respond to a cough suppressant or expectorant. It responds to diuretics, which he ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Humes
40 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No perfect answer: Probably best to avoid combination medicines which contain pseudoephedrine, which many do. This speeds up your heart. Diphenhydramine (benedryl) can d ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many things possible: Many things are possible in life. It's hard to guess about what happened to a person, on a free public forum. A consultation with a doctor who takes c ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
None in US.: None in the United States because codiene is a controlled substance.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience Pediatrics
Go to doctor.: Let him check the child and make appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor...: Or consider a specialist (allergist/ent). If you are otherwise well and the phlegm is more annoying than stopping you in your activities of daily liv ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience Family Medicine
Not advised: Cough syrups are not advised for young children. Only if focused on a special medical condition does it make sense. Sometimes, for asthma, for example ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Dextramethorphan also seen on labels as "dm" is a common non-narcotic cough suppressant. It is marketed as delsym (dextromethorphan). Before using c ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Google: There are many. And they need prescriptions. Why would you ask? A lung doc is better than codeine.

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