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does robitussin affect heart

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Generally, yes: Most otc cough and cold meds contain cough suppressants and antihistamines. You need to avoid decongestants that have amphetamine-like agents in them. ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No problem: Shouldn't bother him.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Ok: Should be fine.
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Heart transplant: Likely he will be ok, but he needs to be careful about combining his cardiac meds with over the counter cold medicines. If you are concerned about co ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cold : Rest, fluids, nutrition, in general mucin ex would be ok.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Inaam Schneider
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It souls not if you use the plain type . The kind the contain Dexamathorphan ( Dm ) or D the decongestant can cause a rise in BP and possibly some anx ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
See your physician: This needs clarification it could be coming from your heart, your chest come in your abdomen, your gallbladder among a variety of locations. That's wh ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Syncope: You passed out if you do not remember hitting the ground. Generally requires interruption of circulation to the brain. Could be arrythmias either fast ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
What do you mean?: My heart is big and I have an extra sound on the left-bottom side of my sternum because i'm in training for an endurance swim. This is a good thing. I ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
butterflies: Sounds like you have palpitations, extra heart beats. You should consult your doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Pederson
26 years experience General Surgery
Very rare: People can get tumors of the heart muscle-most are benign. Though exceedingly rare, there are a group of malignant tumors called sarcomas, which can o ... Read More
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