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is benzonatate safe

A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Should be: That is the usual dose for pediatrics patients; however, you need to ask your child's doctor if this is appropriate. Only your child's doctor can conf ... Read More

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There are no drug interactions.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Commonly done: As long as not for extended periods of time--like with an acute illness over a couple of days--should not be a problem.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pretty safe: The elderly should avoid it. Next time you see your doctor always mention the medication otc you take just in case there is something particular abo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Valium: Safe but addictive.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ana Duarte
32 years experience Dermatology
ASK your OB!!: Anything you consider taking in pregnancy you should ask your ob.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Safe to take Paracetamol with citalopram.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: All the various nyquil product line is considered relatively safe for breast feeding.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: In moderation. As with all meds, check with your doctor before taking
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Promethazine: 25mg every 6 hours would be my maximum dosage. This may make you drowsy however. Be careful taking other medications at the same time.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience Pharmacology
See below: This is an area where you may get disagreement among professionals. Based on *published* data, the World Health Organization does not recommend more t ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Occassionally: Although the two medications should t interact with one another, it is generally recommended that asthmatics avoid cough suppressants unless absolutel ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
9 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Benzodiazepine: Lorazepam is not an MAOI and should be ok to take with mucinex (guaifenesin).
A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
High dose: The average dose is 25to50mg but 100mg, while not dangerous, can cause sleepiness and excessive drying of mucus membranes. Less common are slower urin ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Canlas
29 years experience Pain Management
It depends: I hope you are not thinking that a medication will have no effect at all with the child you are carrying. Most drugs have warnings in the pregnant pa ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Phenylepherine: Because of its poor bioavailibility the drug can be used during breastfeeding, albeit sparingly.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: The sudafed in it can decrease milk production and irritability in the infant. Try saline nasal spray and a cool mist vaporizer.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Benyin and antibioti: Yes - benylin is dextromethorphan. Which is a cough suppressant. It will mix with an antibiotic and is safe to take with one.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience Rheumatology
Always risks: Most of the time for sort term use, they are safe. Steroids have many side effects that are usually related to the size of the dose and duration of tr ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Breast feeding: Hi, Dextromethorphan is compatible with breastfeeding, there is substantial human data which shows it is safe.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
What, not expired?: If you still have the old entex, Entex La or entex pse, they should have expired long ago. It was safe to take at recommended doses only.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Nothing in the combined ingredients will interfere with antibiotics; e.g. Phenylephrine, dextromethorphan, chlorpheniramine, Acetaminophen and guaife ... Read More

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