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mucinex dm and. claritin d

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: These medications can be taken together because each has a different mode of action. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is prescribed to loosen the mucus. Clarit ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Virus and too much: medication. The stomach ache may be from a viral infection and just as likely from taking too many medications. Stop the medications, get some chicken ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Claritin is an antihistamine and will dry up mucous. Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm is a mucous thinner (guiafenisin) and a non-narcotic cough supressant.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Claritin (loratadine) is: An antihistamine, Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a mucolytic agent (guaifensin). As long as they both don't have a decongestant (signified by a 'd') you can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
NO!: Both medications have "d" - Pseudoephedrine 120mg. This is a potent constrictor of blood vessels and the dose of 240mg (of both medications) needs to ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
53 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Try to find plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) and then can take togatheror find plaine Clarinex and take with mucnex d too uch d ( ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Lotz
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Claritin d combines an antihistamine (loratadine) with a decongestant (pseudo-ephedrine). Mucinex (guaifenesin) is an expectorant. These are safe to ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Torre
51 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
yes: They both do different things. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is an expectorant for helping to loosed mucus. Clariten d is an antihistamine and decongestant ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Some: You can use Mucinex (guaifenesin) and plain Claritin but not Claritin d. Anything with Pseudoephedrine is not ok during pregnancy. It is preferred to ... Read More
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