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is mucinex good for allergies

A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: Allegra typically is non-sedating and even NyQuil is usually well tolerated. If one is sensitive to Allegra, then combine with caution if you need to ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Zyrtec (cetirizine)?: It could be a negative side effect of the antihistamine (although second generation meds such as Zyrtec are far less drying than first generation meds ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Mucinex allergy: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is used to treat cough & loosen mucus. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign sub ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mucinex (guaifenesin): The highest dose for Mucinex (guaifenesin) in a day should be 2400mg, otherwise you may start developing nausea and diarrhea. It will only provide you ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes, but . . .: If any tongue or lip swelling, or difficulty breathing/swallowing, call 911 or local emergency services. Need to avoid allergen & carry EpiPen (ep ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: But benadryl (diphenhydramine) might make a child dopey or drowsy or overactive. It would not be my choice. You neglect to detail the symptoms. Best a ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There shouldn't be any negative interactions between an allergy medication and mucinex (guaifenesin). Hope you get to feeling better!
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
MGT: I would not advise giving these medications to your child based on the information provided. I would suggest an over the counter anti histamine such ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Allergic rhinitis: You could possibly have allergies. Try allegra, Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec for relief, otherwise see your doctor.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
New discovery?: I guess you have made a new discovery on treating acid reflux. I can only guesis that the mucinex (guaifenesin) has left a coating floating above you ... Read More
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