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does mucinex help nasal congestion

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Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
NaSal congestion: My Inez has quafenisen and sudafed in it. The guiafenisen is going to mobilize your secretions. The sudafed will dry you up. Either one would be f ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: NOT related to the Mucinex HOWEVER STOP IT! If your GI symptoms continue after stopping the medication consult with your PCP (Primary Care Physician) ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Meds: Yes, it should cause you no problem. Good Luck
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Expected: The D is a stimulant and thus it is not surprising that you end up with insomnia. Mucinex (guaifenesin) D will cause similar side effects. Nasal ste ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
OTC cold meds: They pretty much work the same way. Cold symptoms should not last for more than 7-10 days. See a local doc if it does not resolve after that period or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
See ENT doctor: ENT doctor check you out if you have a deviated septum or enlarged adenoid or chronic sinus infections, etc. If findings are negative then you will be ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Claritin, nasal saline rinses all will help. Stay hydrated.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Find the cause: Nasal congestion may be the result of nasal allergy, deviated septum, rhino-sinusitis, nasal polyps and non-allergic rhinitis. As you say, to address ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to hav ... Read More

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