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honey tussin cough medication

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
No cough medicine: It's not uncommon to have a lingering cough for a long time after a cold, as long as she feels well and eats and has normal activities. If she takes a ... Read More
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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
See doc: You likely need to see her doctor again to figure out why the cough persists. Cough medication is to be avoided.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Cough: Robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) as directed on bottle.
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Dr. Mark Patterson
32 years experience Pediatrics
Honey-based: Another choice would be to use one of the honey-based cough medications. A recent study indicated that honey was as effective as many other cough prep ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Persisting cough: May be allergies ( try zyrtec), asthma -would need inhaler, reflux try famotidine- or also COVID -get tested. F/u/ w/ MD for possible asthma
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
36 years experience Pediatrics
Depend on age.: All medications are safe if done appropriately for age and weight.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Honey: Honey would likely be the safest. However the fetus has mostly grown by 7th months and thus is not as susceptible to most drugs than earlier. Discus ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Let him be: Studies in the US over a decade ago have shown little to no benefit of common cough meds to kids under six. They can actually thicken secretions where ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Need more info!: Which cough medication? Which pill? Check drug-drug interaction checkers at www.Online.Epocrates.Com and www.Drugs.Com. Better yet, as your pharmacist ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Depends: Just like anyone, there are causes of coughing and the cough is treated the same way. A productive cough is treated with expectorant to help with clea ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is safest to take the medications with the least ingredients though. If a medication has multiple components, it's likely that at least 1 will caus ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but...: if it is day and night, you can give the day pill one pill 2-3 times a day. the night pill acetaminophen dose may be too strong, but wont hurt if give ... Read More

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