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how long does it take mucinex to work

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Variable: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a mucus thinner and generally doesn't have a immediate impact during a cold/sinus infection. However, it can be very useful ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Too often, too long: Mucinex DM is to be taken twice a day for only few days during peak symptoms.if you still experience cough and respiratory symptoms after 1 month it’s ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Ummat
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Varies: The expiration on any drug varies by the manufacturer and the drug being produced. Some drugs expire quickly, in weeks to months. Most will expire in ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest an inbox consult and/or an appointment with your physician. The mucinex should be stopped and the cause of the cough determined. If t ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
12 hours: Best is to follow instructions on the box. Do not mix this medications, since some components can be the same, therefore increasing your chance of ove ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Not recommended: usually not recommended together. if must 6 to 8 hrs apart if not drowsy
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Oral Diphyl-G: Thick mucus has been a real problem for my patients with asthma. Mucus thinning medications such as Guaifenesin present in Mucinex (guaifenesin) and r ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Ask your pulmonaryMD: ask your medical professional who if prescribing your extensive pulmonary meds what their suggestion is in view of your specific needs
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Odd treatment: I can find no specific reason why Mucinex (guaifenesin) would do anything at all for fluid behind your ear. Perhaps you had a cough at the time it was ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: yes

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